Thursday, October 18, 2018

Culture

AIPAC vs. Seinfeld

13:32 24 December in Culture, Latest, Politics
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by Daniel Kieval I recently heard a lecture by J. J. Goldberg, senior columnist for The Forward, about the current state of American Judaism and its relationship to Israel. Goldberg spoke about intermarriage and what he termed the "Seinfeld effect," in which the national popularity of...

Montreal Bagels Do It Better

17:19 22 December in Culture, Latest
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by Lily Hoffman Simon The Mile End neighborhood in Montreal was the heart of the Canadian Jewish immigrant community. The region brought bagels and smoked meat to Canada and beyond, giving new life to Jewish food. The legacy of this Montreal Jewish community is now hitting...

Play Hard, Pray Harder

16:24 16 December in Culture, Latest, Religion
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By Gabriel Weinstein Just two years after leaving the University of Florida facing charges of larceny and theft Auburn University quarterback Cameron Newton was full of gratitude winning the Heisman Trophy. Though Newton thanked his parents, coaches and teammates, he opened his speech thanking someone who...

Sufganiyot Muffins from Modern Domestic

11:24 03 December in Culture, Latest
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by Jenna Huntsberger  Hanukkah started Wednesday, which means it’s time to dust off your favorite Hannukah recipes. Because Hannukah celebrates the miracle of the oil, the holiday usually features fried foods – latkes, fried potato pancakes, are the food of choice in the United States, and sufganiyot,...