When winemaker Hillel Manne moved to Beit El in 1996 he asked about agricultural land. He was told that the shallow Terra Rosa soil on limestone, coupled with harsh winters, made agriculture here unlikely. That was when he got excited. With his experience managing the vineyard at Israel’s Kibbutz Shaalavim and studying
They expect to eat dinner. Every. Single. Night. It’s not so much that I mind making dinner, as much as I mind those three little words: “What’s for dinner?” The texts start pinging mid-day. Never have three words had the power to instill anxiety and tension like those. Especially at 4:00, when you realize you haven’t
Crown Heights—When Izzy Eidelman announced plans to open the city’s first kosher smokehouse, Jewish gourmands began to salivate. But six months later and counting, the Crown Heights eatery still doesn’t have an opening date due to a multitude of pitfalls and a slew of city inspections still needed.