By: Deanna Linder
Growing up in the states, to be defined as Jewish, you had to fulfill certain criteria. As in all places and religions, there were different levels of observing and in our community it goes as follows; there are the orthodox, who generally stick to their own, there are the conservatives who send their kids to Jewish school, go to synagogue on the high holidays and sometimes on Fridays and there are the reform who go to synagogue only the high holidays. Then there are those who call themselves Jewish, and practice their Judaism only through food- having dinner on the holidays and visiting the Jewish deli.
I grew up somewhere in between the last three categories. I went to Jewish school, but only to synagogue on high holidays (if that), and ate a lot at the Jewish deli.
For this high holy day, Yom Kippur, I decided to share with our readers some very “Jewish” food.
Chopped liver is one of those foods which took me some time to like. I may have tasted it a few times...
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