Sunday, September 23, 2018


Two Sides to Every Story

13:33 12 January in Latest, Politics

By Caroline Kessler Although the barrage of international media coverage on Israel’s war on Gaza seems to have sloped off, more personal coverage has emerged. B'tselem, the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, started a project to give the people of Gaza...

Pho-like Matzo Ball Soup

15:44 30 December in Latest, Politics
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By Olga Berman Pho-like Matzo Ball Soup Ingredients 4.5 ounce Manischewitz Matzo Ball & Soup mix 3 quarts water 1 egg 2 tablespoons oil 2 tablespoons coriander seeds 4 cloves 2 star anise 2 inch piece of ginger, cut into a few pieces 2 teaspoon sugar 1-2 tablespoons chili garlic sauce 1 cup snowpeas, halved 1 cup shredded Napa...

The Cat's Meow

13:09 29 December in Latest, Politics

By Symi Rom-Rymer While perusing the bookshelves at Barnes and Nobel yesterday, I came across a wonderful graphic novel entitled The Rabbi’s Cat by the French author, Joann Sfar, best known in the US for his children’s series, The Little Vampire.  The Rabbi’s Cat tells the...

Old Reading for the New Year

16:41 28 December in Latest, Politics

By Caroline Kessler As a way to occupy myself over winter break (and not go stir-crazy in the process), I’m picking my way through the Best American Essays collections. They’re an interesting assemblage of what’s considered the “best” in essay writing from publications like The New...