June 2015 archive

The Shuka Truck

One of the highlights of our recent trip to New York was eating at the Shuka Truck and meeting Gabriel, Josh, and Solomon. They are lifelong friends who grew up in the same town in Israel. They also grew up eating shakshuka — an Israeli dish of eggs poached in a tomato sauce spiced with harissa,…

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Sarah Resnick’s Beautiful Tallits

Sarah Resnick’s tallits are made with love from start to finish. First, her design inspiration comes from the Israeli poet Yehuda Amicha.
Next, women spinners and weavers from a rural Indian Village make the tallit fabric. Then it’s all sewn together in Cape Cod by a women’s cooperative that is dedicated to bringing high-quality manufacturing jobs to Massachusetts. Sarah puts the finishing touches on the tallit by tying the tzitzit before shipping it out to its lucky owner.

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