Jennah Epsteinkraus

Healthy Roots Rediscovered

It’s a well-known stereotype: Jewish cooking is overly sweet and dripping with fat — a cholesterol-raising nightmare. In his newly published “The Healthy Jewish Cookbook,” health guru Michael van Straten seeks to discredit the misleading statement that “all Jewish food is ‘a heart attack on a plate.’”The author of more than

WOMEN CAPTURED BY WOMEN

They are reading from prayer books, applying makeup in front of mirrors, blowing out birthday candles and standing in army uniforms, guns hanging from their shoulders. They are daughters, mothers and grandmothers, and their images are captured on film and included in Through a Jewish Woman’s Lens, an exhibition featuring the works of