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Chicken Soup for the Lockdown Soul

When days get colder, and more covid-y, what better way to lift your spirits and warm your soul than by cooking up a great chicken soup. We had the great pleasure of hosting two amazing

Carrot Tops Pesto and Chimichurri

Because carrot seeds are so small, we generally plant more than we need and thin them out later once the leaves have grown, but what to do with the green tops? They are edible and delicious.

Etgar Keret in conversation

Fly Away with Etgar Keret It was the first in-person gathering for the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival since February 2020 and there was a buzz at the Ritz Cinema as people queued to get up

Shalom: incubating community

Shalom’s 2021 began like most other years, with a flurry of activity ensuring that our Sydney Jewish community had an array of interesting, thought provoking, and impactful events to attend to. But what made this

Classic Cheesecake!

Cheesecake is the ultimate decadent dairy dessert, and it has a special place in the heart of any Jewish baker. It is traditionally eaten on the festival of Shavuot, when it’s customary to serve dairy

Beetroot Gravlax

Gravlax, I don’t think we really need to say anymore than that. It speaks for itself. A staple of the kiddish, a mainstay of the shabbas table and an absolute necessity to make yourself at

Judy Batalion in conversation

In ‘The Light of Days: Women Fighters of the Jewish Resistance, Their Untold Story’ author Judy Batalion brings to light stories of women’s courage and ingenuity that have been lost in time, until now. Witnesses

Danielle Celermajer in conversation with Tim Hollo

Hear Danielle Celermajer reflect on Australia’s ecological future. As bushfires ravaged our country during the Black Summer of 2019-20, philosopher Danielle Celermajer wrote stories for ABC Online about what she saw happening to the world around her

Alex Miller in conversation with Scott Whitmont

Alex Miller took us on a journey to unravel a dear friend’s life in Germany (later Poland) before the war. A cherished mentor to Alex, Max Blatt is a man haunted by what happened to

Dani Shapiro in conversation with Juliet Rieden

It's a fine spring day in 2016, and Dani Shapiro has just casually submitted her DNA to a genealogy website. She will soon receive the news that her beloved deceased Dad was not her biological