My Grandmother’s Recipes: Part 7, Strudel.


This Sunday we start celebrating a series of holidays commonly called The High Holidays. In Yiddish, we simply say Yontoivim – The Holidays,  and everybody understands which holidays are meant. That’s because there are four holidays that follow each other not only on the calendar, but also in meaning and significance. In this chapter, you will see the transition from Yom Kippur, The Day of Atonement, to Sukkot and Simhat Torah (click for Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6).

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19. Michurin I.V. – famous Russian biologist and horticulturist who developed and a grafting technique that produced superior fruit trees. The joke was that he has produced a single strawberry the size of a mountain and fell from the top of it to his death.

On the first of the High Holidays, Rosh haShana, we…

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  1. May you have a blessed year to come, with much joy!

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Mimi!


  2. Hello Dolly! I apologize for the delay, and hope you had a wonderful celebrations. Enjoy your weekend! Michael

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    1. No need for apologies, dear Michael. You too, have a great weekend.


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