57 Quotes on Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Guide Us Forward

Here are 57 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quotes to guide us forward in this time of mourning. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1933-2020. Baruch Dayan Emet, literally meaning “blessed is the judge of truth”. Mourning RBG Today I want to share 57 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quotes to guide us forward. I have been collecting and reflecting on quotes […]

Ethical Kashrut and Food Justice – Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz

An introductory note from Jewish Food Hero: I am excited to have Rabbi Dr. Shmuly  Yanklowitz share to guide us in understanding Ethical Kashrut and Food Justice. Recently, I shared some thoughts about a movement towards Ethical Kashrut. Broadly speaking, this is about the meaning of Kashrut in the modern world – in the context […]

An Essential Guide to Ethical Kosher Today

As we start a new year, I want to share an essential guide to ethical kosher today. This post includes five simple ethical kosher actions each of us might implement these into our eating and food purchasing patterns this year. In every­day life, it is hard to realize the power of our daily food choices […]

33 Restorative Jewish Quotes on Self-Care

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While the Jewish tradition has high expectations of self-refinement and taking actions that benefit society and the world, it also gives guidance on how we must care for ourselves. Of course, taking care of ourselves (often called “self-care)  is not to be confused with the modern “wellness” industry that proposes that we make our own […]

19 Jewish Quotes that Call for Racial Justice and Protest

Here are 19 Jewish Quotes that Call for Racial Justice and Protest. Jewish voices have a long history of demanding justice for the poor and oppressed. Prophets in the Tanakh often appeal to the memory of Jewish oppression in Egypt, and demand that the Jewish people do better for the oppressed in their land.  Hate […]

21 Common Yiddish Words Every Woman Should Memorize

Here is a list of 21 Common Yiddish Words Every Woman Should Memorize. Yiddish was the daily language of many European Jews for about 1,000 years. On the eve of World War II, there were about 11 million Yiddish speakers, but the decimation of European Jewry in the Holocaust greatly decreased this number, and today […]

25 Contemplative Jewish Quotes On Prayer

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Here are 25 contemplative Jewish quotes on prayer to nourish our body, mind and spirit during these times. The world we build tomorrow is born in the prayers we say today   Rabbi Jonathan Sacks A Prayer for Daily Insight Open my eyes, God. Help me to perceive what I have ignored, to uncover what I […]

The Essential Vegan Kosher Staples List

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This blog post is inspired by an Instagram story poll I did last week.  I asked “What vegan kosher staples have you relied on during home quarantine?” Thanks to your answers, I have compiled a list of essential vegan kosher staples to have in the cupboard or pantry.  Vegan + Kosher cookbook If this pandemic […]

9 Plant-Based Foods to Boost Your Sense of Calm

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Here are 9 plant-based foods to boost your sense of calm during the COVID-19 pandemic. A conversation I had with a friend last week inspired me to write this post.  She was telling me that the stress of COVID-19 was really making her feel agitated and she could not sleep. So the advice I am […]

36 Delicious Jewish Quotes About Food and Eating

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Whoever we are and wherever we are, one thing is always true: we need to eat! These 36 Jewish quotations about food and eating offer funny, disturbing, serious and silly ideas about food and eating .