| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Chef Laura Frankel will be getting all schmaltzy March 6 as she touts the flavor and health benefits of using chicken fat in Passover dishes during a cooking class at the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, 610 S. Michigan Ave....
| Mar 6, 2013
A unique Passover dish
Jerusalem-based artist Barbara Shaw has taken a fresh approach to Passover items, using an image of the flatbread on items ranging from aprons to baby bibs to coasters. It is the made-in-Israel Matzah Seder Plate that grabbed our...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Have you ever wondered why brisket is considered a Jewish cut of meat? It comes from the kosher dietary laws that strictly dictate which animals, and for that matter which specific parts of an animal, can be eaten. In the case of beef, only the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:18 PM
DANIA BEACH – From a new mountain towering 65 feet over Federal Highway, U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel surveyed a massive airport construction project Monday and said they were pleased with the view.
Touring what will become...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Probably not too many people notice the plaque just to the left, inside the door of the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan library.
It reads: "This Orange County Branch Library is dedicated to the memory of Judge Donald Dungan, an avid reader and a dedicated...
| Feb 23, 2013
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article:
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Imagine spring cleaning on steroids in a kitchen. It's a painstaking and thorough process; getting a house ready for Passover.
Those who observe the holiday have to get all the products that have leavening products like yeast out of their homes. But...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Steven Muller, the president of Johns Hopkins University from 1972-1990, died on Jan. 19. He was one of the giants of his era. I knew him well. I write to share three remarkable stories which reveal the character of this great man.
1. Steve was...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 1:02 PM
One could never accuse Northlight Theatre of a lack of eclecticism in its programming. In a matter of weeks, subscribers there in Skokie have gone from chortling at Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple," of all things, to a drama that begins with the...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Greatness is a tough gig. Now that President Obama has been sworn in for a second term, people are asking what he wants his legacy to be. Perhaps Obama asks himself: How will people remember me? This "me" component is alien to greatness and...
| Jan 20, 2013
Long before Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o said he was duped by an imaginary Internet girlfriend, Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil was plucking the gullible. A regular entry on Chicago police blotters in the first half of the 20th century, Weil was dubbed...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:03 AM
When crew aboard private mega-yachts are in need of provisions to prepare special and lavish meals at sea for yacht owners or their guests, many turn to specialty food suppliers such as The Grateful Palate Yacht Provisions.
Since 2009, the Fort...