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    The Food Oasis

    We are proud to welcome the following vendors serving diverse and delicious nosh on campus at The Food Oasis! Whatever you're craving or curious to explore, rest assured that all menu items are kosher-certified by Vaad Hakashrus of Northern California.

    The Food Oasis is now offering an expanded menu, to include gourmet coffee drinks, soda, snacks, bagels (with cream cheese or avocado) and falafel boats (falafel balls on salad with tahini). Coming soon...Acai bowls, oatmeal, yogurts and expanded breakfast fare!

    Please check vendor sites for individual holiday hours.

    Holy Sushi
    OFJCC Palo Alto JCC

    Gourmet, high-end kosher sushi is a rarity. Chef Wilson has been making kosher sushi for over 15 years, and is an expert in specialty fish. Holy Sushi offers an incredible range of menu offerings, from assorted nigiri sushi to authentic Japanese agedashi tofu to the "JCC Roll" made with hamachi and avocado. All of the rice is seasoned with a special homemade vinegar, and you can also specialize your order to be gluten-free.

    Orders may be placed online for pickup onsite.

    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday | 9:00 AM–3:00 PM
    Order online or delight in the art of kosher sushi preparation here.

    The Ma'lawah Bar
    OFJCC Palo Alto JCCA doorway to history, The Ma'lawah Bar specializes in artisan breads and fresh cuisine brought to Israel by Yemen's Jews during the early 1900s. The recipe of one Yemenite-Israeli family in New York was passed down through generations, delivering the mouth-watering flavor, texture and consistency of homemade bread into the modern day. Treat yourself to traditional breads like ma'lawah or jachun, or enjoy a burger or a wrap—and enjoy it with dips and basbousa!

    The Ma'lawah Bar has ma'lawah wraps with ground meat, shawarma, lentil falafel balls and other options. They also make salad bowls with protein options, and now Grab&Go sandwiches and salads are available as well!

    Orders may be placed at the cafe, or online for future pickup or delivery.

    • Tuesday–Friday, Sunday | 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
    Order online or learn to make homemade jachnun here. Large orders (6+ packs) must be placed a day in advance and may be picked up during open hours. Vegetarian and vegan options only. Pas Yisroel.


    Doctor Falafel
    OFJCC Palo Alto JCCDoctor Falafel serves authentic falafel in various delicious flavors. Order to go, dine in, or order freshly made, all natural, preservative-free falafel balls pre-cooked, frozen, and ready to heat and eat. It's especially delicious when ordered together with tahini sauce and schug.

    Orders may be placed at the cafe, or online for future pickup or delivery.

    • Monday | 11:00 AM–7:30 PM
    • Tuesday–Thursday | 4:00–7:30 PM

    The Food Oasis is a project of the Jewish Study Network.


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