Recipes to help make the fast easier and meaningful.
Yom Kippur fast menu
They say that all the kugel one ate in honor of Shabbat is weighed in heavenly court alongside one’s deeds and misdeeds.
Vegan or with meat, traditional couscous with stew is a clever choice both before and after the fast.
Brooklyn-based group takes rabbis, Hasidic congregations and the NYPD to court over what it called the 'barbaric' tradition of kaparot.
When thinking of what to eat before and after, it’s important to keep in mind what best prepare your body for the undertaking. Here are some tasty and nourishing ideas.
Our bodies can handle 24 hours without food perfectly well, though our minds may find it taxing. There are ways to make it all easier.
Nutritionists and cookbook authors alike say there’s wisdom in communal customs for easing back into eating.
Even if you feel like you could eat the whole table after the 25-hour fast, both nutritionists and traditionalists agree - light and sweet is the way to go.
Don’t ruin your pre-fast preparations by overeating.
A diet counselor serves up a survival guide to the High Holy Days.