| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Gilda Weinfeld from Pikesville said that last year during Passover, an acquaintance sent her some homemade chocolate-covered matzo. She said it was absolutely delicious. But when she called her friend to thank her for the gift, she asked for the recipe...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:00 PM
When telling a tale that includes centuries of endurance, moments of triumph, bursts of humor and sudden, unspeakable atrocities, what's the right tone with which to articulate it all?
That's the trick historian Simon Schama had to figure out in his new...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Earlier this month, the publication Scientific American reported that a series of studies at both Harvard University and the University of Utah showed that people are more likely to make ethical decisions in the morning than they are as the day wears on....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:06 PM
JERUSALEM -- Israel's Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem was closed Monday and Israeli embassies shuttered worldwide after the country’s diplomatic staff declared an indefinite strike, frustrating high-level travel plans and foreign policy protocol....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:30 AM
New York kosher restaurateur Joey Allaham is taking over the St. Regis Monarch Beach in Dana Point for a kind of extravagant Passover meets luxury summer camp. The weeklong all-inclusive event is set for the 400-room hotel from April 14 to 22.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:02 PM
It looks like the folks who wrung their hands and said they should have done more shopping at The Crown Market will actually get the chance.
Last week the owners of the well-known West Hartford kosher food store, a focal point of the Greater Hartford...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
When Amira Cohen entered the Central Florida food scene in the 1970s she was simply helping a friend cater social gatherings. The friend left town and Cohen kept catering.
Eventually Amira and her husband, Jerry, were managing a thriving three-pronged...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:19 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:12 PM
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...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:50 AM
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...