The conflict is exhausting and inescapable. But, food and love help you survive. Saturday morning I experienced these truths come to life as I feasted on simple, delectable Yemini delights typical for Shabbos (Yiddish for Shabbat). Thanks to the loving preparations of Sharon we were nourished by hot, flakey jahnun, a pastry of rolled phylo dough with ghee in between the many oven-crisp layers, which we topped with crushed tomatoes, and enjoyed with boiled eggs on the side. As I filled my belly in the company of these three fast friends I found my heart filled, as well.
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