About the Author

Chef Herschel Arnow

Chef Herschel prepares hundreds of meals a day at Aish HaTorah’s World Center in Jerusalem. He caters the five star meals for the Jerusalem Fund missions as well as the daily food for the Yeshiva students. Before arriving at Aish HaTorah Jerusalem, he received his B.A. in Business administration and his M.A. in education. While working at Aish he completed a chef’s course in Jerusalem.

A Shabbat Dinner Menu

With lots of healthy salads and side dishes.

When Men have to Cook

You can’t go wrong with these simple, failsafe recipes.


Roasted, pickled, dried and fresh.

Talapia: Something Fishy!

Tasty recipes for a versatile fish. Try it this week.

Asian Noodle Salad

A perfect dish for this time of year.

Festive Cooking

Fabulous recipes from Jerusalem.

Sukkot Menu -- Asian Style

Bring on the guests, and bring on the food!

Shavuot Dairy Desserts Deluxe

Some of my favorite dairy delights.

Pumpkin Harvest

Soups, pies, breads, kugels and more!

A Gourmet Passover

Cooking for Passover can be easy and delicious.

Purim Blast

Great Purim recipes for a bunch of fun party themes.

Menus for Before and After Yom Kippur

Tips and recipes for eating well before and after the fast.


Just like your mother used to make!

Wonderful Salads

Let your taste buds come to life!


The ever-so-versatile supergrain.

Something Fishy

I don't usually eat fish, but these recipes are winners, especially during the Nine Days.

Healthy Cooking

I'm finally learning how to cook healthy. Come join me.

Purim: Mishloach Manot Ideas

Something a little different.

Barley: The Grain Series

Healthy and delicious recipes.

Bean Soup

Everyone loves soup when it's cold outside.

Going Mexican

Recipes perfect for the nine days.

O.M.G. It's Already Rosh Hashana

Complete menus for the upcoming three-day holiday.

When It has to be Nice

My sumptuous dinner menu.

On the Fire

Welcome to Israel, the land of barbecues.

Cold Soup: Are You Crazy?

Get ready for the hot weather.

Fancy Affair

My menu for a top of the line dinner.

Leftovers Before Passover

What to do with all that leftover chametz.

Too Busy to Cook

Five easy recipes for delicious, filled tartlets.

Fish Steaks

A filling alternative everyone enjoys.

Macaroni and Cheese

Give the people what they want.

Hanukkah Potato Latkes Recipes

Traditional Chanukah potato latkes recipe


Just like your mother used to make it.


For when it gets cold in the sukkah.

Rosh Hashanah Recipes: 30 Minutes or Less

Oh no! It's Rosh Hashanah already! What am I going to cook?

Complete Rosh Hashana Menu

Run your life like I run my kitchen.

Everyone Loves Salmon

Surefire recipes, perfect for the upcoming holidays.

Rosh Hashanah Menu

Chef Hershel's culinary recommendations.

Elegant and Light

Complete menu for any special occasion.

Bar Mitzvah Party

Have a party making a party!

The Greengrocer

Start thinking fennel.

Chinese Sheva Brachot

These choice recipes will make all the work worthwhile.

Odds 'N Ends

Add a splash of diversity in your cooking.

Beans, Peas and Lentils, Oh My!

Getting the most out of dried legumes.

Back to (Cooking) School

Three new recipes for the Nine Days.

Beets as in Borscht

Recipes that will turn the most ardent beet-phobes into true beet-believers.

Spring Time Cooking

Some great picnic sandwich ideas.

Diversity in Cooking

Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue.

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