What do the selfie stick, autocorrect and the pencil eraser have to do with the values of repentance, faith and generosity on Rosh Hashanah? Just about everything, it turns out. Read on.
When Eric Schulmiller’s IPhone screen cracked, his first instinct was to fix, sell or recycle it. But then, he discovered that there was a Talmudic tale hidden within the flaws of that cracked screen.
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?
“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.”
Last week we sat down with the visionary vegetarian Chef Amanda Cohen of New York’s Dirt Candy, one of the city’s most acclaimed and forward thinking vegetarian restaurants. This week she discusses her vegetarian rebel philosophy, more Jewish food memories, and using humor in her restaurant.