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Recipe by the Book: Jewish Apple Cake for Kaddish.com

The latest novel from Nathan Englander, the bestselling author of For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, is truly a comic masterpiece. Kaddish.com tells the story of Larry, the secular son in a family of Orthodox Jews who goes to great lengths to avoid saying Kaddish, the Jewish prayer for the dead, for his father. He even goes so far as to hire a stranger through a website to say the prayer on his behalf.

The Washington Post describes the book as “a smart and witty novel. . . . Infused with delight.” It’s guaranteed to be a hit at your next reading group gathering, and so is the Jewish Apple Cake that we suggest you bake to serve alongside this irresistible book!

 

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To download a PDF of the recipe, click here