The recall election should prompt soul-searching among Californians
When the High Holidays roll around, so do fresh figs. This salad, which takes about five minutes to make, balances the fruit’s peak soft sweetness with the slightly bitter crunch of walnuts and a burst of fresh mint. I sometimes add pomegranate seeds, which only improves things. Our friend Julie Drucker served this salad to us at a Sukkot dinner many years ago, and now it’s one of our standard Sukkot dishes. It also works as a kind of fresh salsa on top of grilled fish or eggplant.
The Great Bagel Off judged which coast has better bagels, East or West
Italian honey cookies for Rosh Hashanah for people who don’t like honey cake
Celery leaves and root go into this creamy hot or cold soup.
Chickpea or garbanzo bean gnocchi with fresh farmers market vegetables
Our tradition calls for tikkun olam — for each of us, individually and collectively, to do what we can to repair our broken climate.
Remembering Ruth Pearl, mother of slain journalist Daniel Pearl, and ‘strength incarnate’ who died July 20 at age 85
The Brooklyn entrepreneur creates ice creams based on historical figures whose lives were usually steeped in controversy.
American Jews must fight to end the Israel-Gaza conflict, not to win it