My Grandmother’s Recipes: Part 6, Main Course.


The story of Odessa synagogue and the unsavory characters who ran it continues in this chapter (click for Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 7).

*Top of this page was included in Part 5

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16. Alexander Matrosov – a World War II military hero who sacrificed his life by putting his body in front of the embrasure of the enemy’s machine gun.

17. Danaya (Danae) – mythological goddess of fertility, seduced by Zeus who transformed himself into a rain of gold.

Here is another clip from Fiddler on the Roof. The bottle dance is still performed today;  I’ve seen it at a few weddings. With all the persecution, poverty, and hardships, we have still possessed the spirit to rejoice!

This very special recipe symbolizes the meaning of life and the hope for a sweet year:


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  1. kelleysdiy says:

    Your grandmother was such so special! It is so wonderful you have these recipes. Are you the families ‘collector’ of family food treasures?

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    1. Unfortunately, I am. My son refers to my collection per need, and my granddaughter so far showed no interest.


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