Arts & Life

District Community Playback

Playback theater group hands the stage over to Jews of color

“Jewish Institutions: This Is What Jewish People of Color Need You to Know,” is not the typical musical or comedy you might find at...
Tyler Vile

You Should Know … Tyler Vile

Tyler Vile, 27, is a published author of Jewish stories. It’s important to her to include women, LGBTQ characters and characters with disabilities in her...

Review | If you loved ‘Borat,’ you’ll like the sequel

“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” struggles with the same issues that affect all sequels — how to recapture what made the original so captivating. For the new...


Donald Trump

Voices | American Jewry’s faithful hour

By Caroline Glick | JNS Almost all the polls say that U.S. President Donald Trump is heading toward defeat next month at the hands of...
Joe Biden

Voices | An easy choice for Jewish voters

By Barbara Goldberg Goldman The past four years, especially the past eight months, have been devastating. COVID’s impact is too much for too many to...

Parshat Noach: What do we want our legacy to be?

By Shamir Burg Each of us will have a legacy, something that will outlive us. While we can’t control who will tell our story after...
Goldsmith Early Childhood Center provides stimulating, nurturing, creative experiences within a Jewish environment. Visitors to our school experience the sense of joy in learning...

Nation and World

World Zionist Congress closes after business as unusual

By Eric Schucht and Jesse Berman Liberal Israeli and Diaspora groups last week pushed back against an agreement by a coalition of Orthodox and right-wing...
Sudan's Sovereign Council chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan

Sudan will normalize ties with Israel, Trump announces

Sudan will become the third Arab country in the past two months to normalize ties with Israel, continuing the trend of Arab states’ willingness...

Wounded victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting stay strong

By Toby Tabachnik It’s been two years since an anti-Semite wielding an assault rifle stormed the Tree of Life building in Pittsburgh, murdering 11 worshippers...

Food & Dining

pot roast

Welcome fall with a Yankee pot roast

By Keri White Kids love it because the meat is tender, adults love the complexity of the flavors and, most importantly, the cook loves it...
If matzah ball soup is your starting point, too, Louis recommends branching out to the Romanian Supa de Pui cu Galuste de Gris (page 196) with semolina dumplings. The dumplings are fluffy with whipped egg whites and poached, “like super yummy clouds.” 

‘The Chicken Soup Manifesto’ features hundreds of recipes from around the world

By Rachel Myerson This post originally appeared in The Nosher. I fell in love with Jenn Louis’ latest cookbook “The Chicken Soup Manifesto” at first...

Autumn salads

By Linda Morel When summer gradually gives way to fall, I’m never quite ready to give up eating salads. In early October, it’s too late...