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Passover

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  • Recipe Finder | Torta del re (Italian king's cake)

    Sophie Filippetti from Santa Rosa, Calif., was searching for a recipe for Italian king's cake. She said her mother-in-law used to make it often and even won first prize at their county fair some time ago. She has lost the recipe and wanted to be able to...
  • Commentary: Really think about the meaning of Lent

    Lent, a religious season that is about so much more than avoiding chocolate, is drawing near. For many in the Christian faith, Lent is a time to reflect on the awful journey toward death that led to Jesus' crucifixion. One question that arises often on...
  • Black Angels' Alex Maas: Up close and personal with Roky Erickson

    Black Angels' Alex Maas: Up close and personal with Roky Erickson
    To listen to the Austin-based Black Angels’ latest album, “Indigo Meadow,” is to be enveloped in a velvety fog the color of deep space and crackling with fuzzy static, transmissions from another place and time, the signal bending and...
  • 'The Whipping Man' at the Pico Playhouse

    'The Whipping Man' at the Pico Playhouse
    Matthew Lopez's “The Whipping Man,” presented by the West Coast Jewish Theatre at the Pico Playhouse, is an unusual yet well-crafted drama written with the no-holds-barred emotionalism of vintageWillian Inge or Arthur Miller. The play begins...
  • PASSINGS: Shulamit Aloni, Billy Ross

    Shulamit Aloni Israeli champion of civil rights Shulamit Aloni, an Israeli legislator who championed civil rights and was fiercely critical of Israel's treatment of Palestinians, died Friday at her home in a Tel Aviv suburb. Meretz, the party she...
  • Scholar fights to keep Jewish artifacts from returning to Iraq

    WASHINGTON — Harold Rhode still recalls the euphoria he felt a decade ago after finding thousands of dripping, moldy artifacts of Iraq's once-vibrant Jewish community in the flooded basement of Saddam Hussein's intelligence service headquarters in...
  • The God Squad: A non-Christian's love of Christmas

    I love Christmas. I love Christmas the way a friend who loves you, but has not been raised like you, loves it. I don't want Christmas to be my holiday, but in America it must be partly my holiday because of the way Christmas washes over its...
  • Wrapping our minds around the Noah story in the Bible

     
    Those of you who refuse for whatever reason to consider seriously the observations of comedian Bill Maher are excused from reading this item and offering your withering assessments of him in the comment thread. Move right along. There's still time......
  • Brisket: The versatile cut

    Brisket: The versatile cut
    "Brisket is the Zelig of the food world," says Joan Nathan, the Jewish-American cooking authority and author. "It takes on the flavor of whatever goes with it." A "mountain" of onions and a bit of tomato flavor the brisket made by Joyce Goldstein, the...
  • Tender is the brisket

    Tender is the brisket
    Reyna Simnegar's Persian father-in-law flatly refuses to use a knife along with his fork when eating meat. It's a fork and spoon when one is dining in the Persian style, so that meat had better be tender, reports the author of the Sephardic kosher...
  • In search of a Dominican feast

    In search of a Dominican feast
    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Strange as it may sound, finding good Dominican food isn't so easy in Dominican restaurants. The best Dominican food, I'm told, is served in Dominican homes. If you get that kind of invitation, well, lucky you;...