Fresh Fuel at Granby Commons could not be more appropriately named. Otherwise known as the Hillel dining hall, this cafeteria is tragically underrated. Located at BU’s Hillel House (a communal space for the Jewish community), the dining hall is the ideal place to eat, talk or study. And yes, you can go there even if […]

Read More →

Being Jewish during the Yuletide is like watching one of those fake, recorded fireplaces on your television. You can see the crackling flames and hear the pops of the fire, but it still remains a 4K Ultra-HD version of high-def holiday warmth. For most of my life, I have been an anthropologist of Christmas. That […]

Read More →

I grew up in a typical Jewish household: Hebrew school on Sundays, Bat Mitzvah at age 13, secretly knowing Santa wasn’t real before it was cool. However, despite my Jewish upbringing, I never personally believed in God. It always created a slight paradox in my existence, because despite my personal skepticism, religion has always been […]

Read More →

By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Gone are the days of unrecognizable mashed potatoes and beans in prison cafeterias. Kosher offerings are being added to the menus of prisons across the country. According to a New York Times article, Florida is the latest state to fall under the kosher spell. In 2007, Florida penitentiaries stopped serving […]

Read More →