By Margaret Littman
Star chef Alon Shaya helped a Holocaust survivor recreate recipes from his prewar youth
(JTA) — Visiting Yad Vashem a decade ago, Alon Shaya got to see some of the Jerusalem Holocaust museum’s culinary artifacts that aren’t always on display to the public. It was the James Beard Award-winning chef’s introduction to the fact that concentration camp inmates distracted themselves by recalling and secretly writing recipes — on scraps…
Why The Nashville Music Scene Is More Jewish Than You Think
If Adam Sandler’s “The Hanukkah Song” were rewritten with a twang and a steel guitar, it would name check the following artists: Si Siman, Barbi Benton, Nudie Cohn, Bob Dylan, Paul Cohen, Ray Benson, Kinky Friedman (that one might be in the chorus; he comes up a lot). As Sandler would have said, “They’re Jewish,…
Can A Jew Snatch Bob Corker’s Seat In Deep-Red Tennessee?
Has James Mackler taken leave of his senses? Resigning from a comfortable partnership in one of Nashville’s top law firms? And to run for the U.S. Senate in a Mid-South Bible Belt state as a Jew, married to a rabbi—and, maybe tougher—as a progressive Democrat? Sitting in an unassuming local coffee shop, the fit, dark-haired…
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