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‘Roots’ Celebrates Jewish Food, Family Trees

‘Roots’ Celebrates Jewish Food, Family Trees

Julia Peterson, Production editor
February 17
Filed under ARTS, Features, Food

At first, the timing of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish new year of the trees, seems like a strange choice. After all, it’s the middle of winter, and there are no leaves or buds to be seen. Although we can’t see it, this time of year is when root growth begins again after a period of dormancy. This theme in...

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