International feast

Kaplan, Sybil
September 2012
New Jersey Jewish News;9/13/2012, Vol. 66 Issue 37, p50
The article focuses on the various ways Jews from the different parts of the world break the fast. The author mentions that Ashkenazim usually break the fast with something sweet rather than salty, while some Eastern European Jews do it with a German sweet roll called Shnekem. She adds that Zimbabwe Jews break it by juice, while Jews of South Africa use a sweet milk bread with almonds and raisins.


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