My German grandmother’s beloved hazelnut torte turned out to be the perfect (and easy to prepare!) Passover dessert.
Annette Gendler is a writer, photographer and blogger. Her memoir, Jumping Over Shadows, the story of a German-Jewish love that overcame the baggage of the Holocaust, was published in Spring 2017 and was recently named a finalist for the 2017 Book of the Year Award organized by the Chicago Writers Association.
Recent articles by Annette Gendler
R2D2 and the best Purim costume ever I always dreaded the arrival of Purim because that meant I had to come up with Purim costumes. Or rather, my kids came up with what they wanted to be, and I had to make it happen. All of three of them attended Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School, where the Read more
Download this free gift from author Annette Gendler, as part of Sasson’s campaign to encourage creative souls in the Jewish community to come out of their shells
Dead People’s Stuff – Part 1 My husband and I built a brand-new house in the Indiana countryside. It’s actually not a house but an apartment on the upper floor of our barn. Yet I think of it as a house because it’s a second home, built from scratch, to our own specs. It’s a Read more
Edinburgh, view from the castle It rains on our first day of vacationing in Scotland in August. After spending weeks in Israel where afternoon temperatures measured 105F in the shade on our Jerusalem patio, the drizzle is welcome. That first day we plan to tour the old castle of Edinburgh, which means being outside for Read more