Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Shevat 30, 5776

By:
I've said it many times over the years -- Yale University Press continues, season after season, to publish some of the finest, most adventurous books to appear in this country. And not only do they do it consistently, but they do it in bulk. They don't print just five or six top-quality works every fall and spring, but often dozens...
Comment0
By:
Zach Pontz, JE Feature
Dalia Sofer was only 10 when her family fled their homeland of Iran in the wake of the Islamic revolution of the late 1970s, which saw the end of the Shah's regime. Still, despite her tender years at the time of this forced leave-taking and her sketchy memories of the past, Sofer told a local synagogue audience that she drew...
Comment0
By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
The photo on the wedding announcement in the paper looked vaguely familiar. I wracked my brain for recollection. For better or for worse, I have great, almost stalker-like memory recall for people, places and pictures. I can see someone once, and, more often than not, remember things about them. This question stuck in my head for a few days until...
Comment0
By:
Martin Davidson, JE Feature
When invited by Philip Herzog to travel up to Marlborough country to witness the harvest, I could scarcely have known what to expect. I knew there were eight generations of winemaking invested in the Herzog family, and prior to the opening of their new state-of-the-art facility in Oxnard, Calif., some three years ago, Kedem had been the flagship of the...
Comment0
Don't overlook the Cornish hen!
By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
Although chicken is definitely a favorite in my house, there are times I like to vary a Shabbat dinner with a succulent, diminutive hybrid of chicken -- the Cornish hen. I find that they are sweeter than chicken, because they are almost all white meat, and they are faster and easier to cook. If you have access to fresh hens,...
Comment0
Advertisement
Advertisement

Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Feb 10
KleinLife: Montgomery County
11:15 AM
Thu. Feb 11
Gershman Y
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Mon. Feb 15
Adath Israel
9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Advertisement