In 2011, Kveller became the new host for Modern Jewish Mom, a website created and maintained by Meredith Jacobs. She’s brought her crafts, recipes, and heartwarming advice to our site, and we’re pretty psyched that she’s here. Read on for some delicious recipes, fun activities, and a thoughtful perspective on parenting with a twist of Jewish tradition.
Purim Costumes (King Ahashueros, Queen Esther, Mordechai, Haman)
Stained Glass Apple Plate
Apple and Raisin Kugel
Beet Matzah Ball Soup
Chicken Soup with Dill
Lemon Ginger Chicken
Passover Eggplant Parmigiana
Schnecken (rolled cookies)
Meredith Jacobs, managing editor of the Washington Jewish Week is author of The Modern Jewish Mom’s Guide to Shabbat and co-author (with her daughter Sofie) of Just Between Us: A No-Stress, No-Rules Journal for Girls and Their Moms. She’s the host of Connecting Family on WYPR-FM, co-host of a Hanukkah special on XM Kid’s Place Live, and co-host of the annual “Jew Rock Marathon” on DC101. Most importantly, she’s mom to Sofie and Jules.
Buy Her Books:
The Modern Jewish Mom’s Guide to Shabbat: Connect and Celebrate—Bring Your Family Together with the Friday Night Meal (HarperCollins)
Just Between Us: A No-Stress, No-Rules Journal for Girls and their Moms (Co-authored with daughter Sofie, Chronicle Books, Spring 2010)