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Traditional Israeli dishes: healthy, versatile, flavorful

When restaurateurs in the U.S. want to serve an authentic Israeli hummusiya, they go to Israeli chef and restaurateur Micha Moskovich.

Wednesday 11/29/2017
Yes, there is a dog called the ‘National Breed of Israel’
Posted: November 29, 2017

From the time he was 4 weeks old, Avi was a stunner. He wasn’t much larger than the palm of David Golden’s hand, but even then, as a little black-and-white fluff ball, it was clear he was destined for greatness.

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Wednesday 11/08/2017
‘You’re Funny, But You Don’t Look Jewish’ comes to the Valley
Posted: November 08, 2017

For Gina Gold, growing up black and Jewish in New York City wasn’t easy.

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New Netflix documentary ‘One of Us’ showcases former members of Chasidic communities
Posted: November 08, 2017

It couldn’t exactly be called a fad, but North America’s Chasidic community has garnered a lot of attention of late.

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Reviews: Heartache and grief explored in two new books
Posted: November 08, 2017

“Left to Chance”

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Wednesday 11/01/2017
Jewish director brings laughs, bright colors to ‘Thor: Ragnarok’
Posted: November 01, 2017

In “Thor: Ragnarok,” director Taika Waititi evolves the hammer-wielder’s franchise into a self-aware intergalactic comedy that provides big laughs in addition to a ton of CGI fights. As Thor himself explains in the opening, “Thor: Ragnarok” answers the question of where Asgard’s first son and Hulk were during the events of “Captain America: Civil War.”

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Wednesday 10/25/2017
Reggae and bluegrass acts to perform at Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest
Posted: October 25, 2017

When most people think of Jewish music, they probably imagine the dulcet warbling of a klezmer clarinet and not the propulsive rhythm of a reggae groove or the harmonies of a bluegrass spiritual.

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A Holocaust tale of two families
Posted: October 25, 2017

As Jews of a certain age, haven’t many of us thought that were it not for the grace of God or our grandparents’ or parents’ courage in leaving their homes, the Nazi killing machine may have gotten us?

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Wednesday 10/18/2017
Reviews: Fanciful new novels by Englander, Barwin
Posted: October 18, 2017

‘Yiddish for Pirates’

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