Amanda Cohen, the owner of New York’s Dirt Candy, talks about her favorite Jewish food memories and how vegetables may just be the new bacon.
Do you like your coffee from Starbucks or in a classic Greek ‘Anthora’ cup? However you take your java, chances are a Jew had something to do with what it comes in.
Justin Bieber is in hot water for drag racing, among other transgressions. But the most Jewish drag race of all time came in an episode of the sitcom ‘Happy Days.’
In 1984, a Super Bowl ad touted the MacIntosh computer — and changed the world. Thirty years later, Eric Schulmiller looks back at the Jewish role in the emergence of Apple.
Regardless of what you’ve been told, this is not the first Thanksgivukkah in American history. Eric Schulmiller explains.
Shark Week kicks off on August 4. Who knew there’s a Jewish connection to this summer phenomenon — and the fearsome creatures that inspired it?
Gloves aren’t just for keeping hands warm. Jewish innovators created new ones to help athletes catch balls, protect hands and knock their opponent’s block off.
In January, three events occur within a one-week span: Shabbat Shira (the Sabbath of Song ? which coincides with the annual Torah reading of ?The Song of the Sea? in the Book of Exodus), Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Tu B?Shvat (the Jewish New Year of the trees). The first of these three celebrates the song sung by the Israelites following their escape from Egypt. ?The Song of the Sea,? attributed to Moses and Miriam, is the first in a long line of works written by Jewish composers that depict Jews? experience of freedom and their yearning for justice.
The last picture ever to be developed with Kodachrome film was slated to be processed Thursday, December 30 at the lone processing lab still handling this film — Dwayne’s Photo in Parsons, Kan. A year after Kodak announced that it was retiring Kodachrome film, after nearly 75 years of production (making it the oldest and longest-running film in production of all time), the last shipment of processing chemicals had finally run out, and the last Kodachrome processing machine was due to be sold for scrap.
“It did not take long before the first heavy grey stones came tumbling down, and the children of the village amused themselves as they flung stones into the many coloured windows. When the first rays of a cold and pale November sun penetrated the heavy dark clouds, the little synagogue was but a heap of stone, broken glass and smashed-up woodwork.”