Medjool Dates, courtesy WikiMedia user ORGANIChouse

Wanna Date?

My latest article for The Nosher is out, and in it I discuss the Jewish people’s long and passionate love affair with dates. The fruit, that is.

From ancient Biblical references, both literal and metaphoric, to ritual observances and customs, this shriveled brown sweet thing crops up repeatedly throughout our history. When you blend that with modern Israeli daring and ingenuity, the story becomes even more exciting and beloved.

I hope you’ll check it out at the link above!

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