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.
Hollywood scion Jake Kasdan is following up ‘Bad Teacher’ with ‘Sex Tape,’ starring Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel. Curt Schleier gets to the, umm, bottom of it and Kasdan’s Jewish upbringing.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday instructed the military to begin a ground offensive in Gaza, an official statement from his office said.
Obituaries celebrating the life of Nadine Gordimer have focused on her anti-aparththeid work. But for Kenneth Bonert this praise overlooks her brilliance and originality as a writer.
An Israeli official said on Thursday that Israeli senior representatives at talks in Cairo had accepted an Egyptian proposal for a comprehensive Gaza ceasefire starting on Friday, but Israel’s leaders still had to approve the deal.
Israel’s retaliatory air strikes on Gaza have been “deliberately disproportionate” and amount to “collective punishment”, Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said on Thursday, in unusually robust criticism of a close British ally