Healy Slakman

Healy Slakman

Healy Shir Slakman is a Tisch Fellow and 5th-year Rabbinical Student at Hebrew Union College in New York. She is beginning her 4th year as the Student Rabbi at Brooklyn Heights Synagogue and leads the community’s young professional musical Shabbat series called The Other Friday Night. She has also worked as the rabbinic intern at Temple Micah in Washington DC and plays musical Shabbat services for communities across Brooklyn. Raised in a Sephardic/Ashkenazi Israeli/American Jewish home, Healy has been compelled by Jewish music, food, community, and ritual from a young age. In her studies, she explores biblical commentaries, customs, and characters through the creation of multimedia art and paintings. She is also interested in approaching the complexities of Jewish culture, identity, and tradition through cooking, sharing recipes, and telling stories.

Articles

Tunisian Croquettes for Passover and All Year Long: Banatage

Tunisian Croquettes for Passover and All Year Long: Banatage

04/07/2022
The outside is rich, crispy, and nurturing, and the inside full of surprises.
Tunisian Root Vegetable Stew for Passover: Vegetarian Msoki

Tunisian Root Vegetable Stew for Passover: Vegetarian Msoki

04/07/2022
This recipe is my vegetarian take on the culinary highlight of the Tunisian Passover table: Msoki.
Savory and Spicy Vegan Hamantaschen

Savory and Spicy Vegan Hamantaschen

03/15/2022
Easy to make vegan, lightly spiced, crispy, savory, and nutty pea hamantaschen.
Yoyos: A Tunisian Hanukkah Treat

Yoyos: A Tunisian Hanukkah Treat

11/15/2021
Finding the right way to taste tradition.
Tunisian Recipe for Spinach & Hope in the New Year

Tunisian Recipe for Spinach & Hope in the New Year

08/27/2021
As you get ready for this Rosh Hashanah, remember that prayer can go beyond words and consider what makes you feel full and what makes you feel at home.