How Judy Brown Learned To Love Her Little Brother

Judy Brown used to call her brother ‘crazy as a bat.’ Turns out he was just autistic — and in a new memoir, the ex-Hasidic author recounts learning to love him.

2 Dishes to Keep You Cool as a Cuke

Our food editor makes the most of sweet summer cucumbers from the farmers’ market with two no-cook recipes — a cold soup and a sweet-and-sour salad.

Sweet-and-Sour Cucumber Salad

The perfect hot-weather side dish, this simple recipe from Carol Ungar’s new ‘Jewish Soul Food’ cookbook is as refreshing as salad gets.

Easiest Cold Cucumber Soup

It doesn’t get much simpler than throwing a few things into the blender. Here, dill and a dash of coriander add delicate flavor to an ideal midsummer starter.

The Jewiest Christmas Movie Ever, Brought To You By Seth Rogen

‘Made by Jews, is about Christmas, and opens on Thanksgiving.’ Seth Rogen’s new movie promises more than the traditional Yuletide Chinese food.