According to the Christian Science Monitor, "kosher" is the new "artisan." Jews and non-Jews alike are flocking to kosher bakeries, delis, and markets to take part in what has become the latest food trend. What qualifies as kosher? Meat and dairy items must be kept apart, and animals are slaughtered ... More >>
At first glace, Young Goethe In Love seems like Germany's version of Shakespeare In Love. The parallels of the two men and their literary works of genius are certainly there. Much like Shakespeare In Love, Young Goethe portrays the literary giant as a young man, listless, wandering, his genius untap ... More >>
photo by Citking via Wikimedia CommonsOn October 10, 2010, off the coast of Israel, a 40-year-old South African woman working on a Celebrity cruise ship blacked out while having a drink with a male co-worker in his cabin. She awoke hours later to find the man, a Costa Rican, raping her.The sexual ... More >>
Sephardic cuisine has Middle Eastern roots, so there's lots of spice and flavor in these holiday foods (often influenced by Jewish roots everywhere from Turkey to Spain and, naturally, Israel). A Sephardic spread actually tastes amazing, but if you are a Euro-jew, it's a completely different stor ... More >>
Moty's Grill offers up Nish Nash, Nana and Kibbe.Moty's Grill is rolling out at BTTR tonight.
Truck owner/chef Moty Goldman attended culinary school in Israel, then cooked for the Israeli army before moving to South Florida, so Moty's Mediterranean has a distinct flair from tha ... More >>
Officially, April 12 was the street date for local garage-y gang Lil Daggers' debut full-length disc. But so far, no one's seen an actual vinyl copy of the self-titled slab.
As reported in New Times' recent Lil Daggers mini-feature, the album was supposed to be released via Boca Raton-based labe ... More >>
In ancient Greek, apocalypse translates as "a revelation." So what could possibly be more apocalyptic than the giant freaking orange moon due to pop up tomorrow night? After all, it's the biggest and closest it's been in nearly two decades. FYI: the "extreme supermoon" is also predicted to (1) ma ... More >>
Photo by Michael LionstarAuthor Joan Nathan has your haroset hookup.South Florida certainly has its share of Jews--it has been estimated the tri-county area of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach is home to about 10 percent of American Jews--so we wanted to share some culinary inspiration, especi ... More >>
CampusReform.org's mission includes giving college "conservatives powerful new weapons in their fight for the hearts and minds of the next generation of citizens, politicians, and members of the media" and helping "a new generation of student activism to identify, expose, and combat the radical l ... More >>
Tel Aviv has become something of a breeding ground for world class beat-keepers. Whether it comes from the psy-trance sweep of Infected Mushroom, or the minimal tech-house of Miami transplant DJ Lee Or, Israel's second city is now a hotbed of beatitude. And no wonder -- OUT magazine called T ... More >>
Fidel Castro may indeed be 83 percent dead, based on our crack team of unpaid but enthusiastic scientists' latest calculations, but that 17 percent still kickin' can spin a better conspiracy theory than Rush Limbaugh.(On second thought, isn't Castro basically Cuba's Rush at this point? He spends his ... More >>
On paper, unsettling auteur Todd Solondz's latest flick, Life During Wartime, is a bizarre proposition. It's a sequel, of sorts, to his 1999 calling card, Happiness, with characters from his breakout film, Welcome to the Dollhouse, thrown in. Except every role is recast or, in s ... More >>
The McCain campaign gave us two gifts that keep on giving (and I mean that in the same way I would if I were talking about herpes): Sarah Palin and Joe the Plumber. For whatever reason, these two won't go away. Sure, Sarah Palin is a governor, but Joe the Plumber is... What in hell is he again?Well ... More >>