| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Jon Stewart thinks Passover could use a serious image overhaul....
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Mel Gibson's planned collaboration with "Basic Instinct" screenwriter Joe Eszterhas on a historical drama about Jewish warrior Judah Maccabee has been put on hold after Warner Bros. decided it was not ready to film the current script, the studio said...
| Dec 8, 2012
Hanukkah kubanah with fig jam (pull-apart Middle Eastern bread)
Total time: 5 hours, plus about 2 hours rising time
1 envelope active dry yeast (¼ ounce or 2¼ teaspoons)
1/3 cup lukewarm water (about 110 degrees)
2 tablespoons sugar,...
| Sep 22, 2012
America, you might not know it, but you are facing a big decision. And we're not talking politics.
You need to decide whether you are going to wake up on Jan. 1 hung over and depressed over the weight you gained as Halloween candy corn turned into too...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:36 AM
For Brit-pop fans, Thursday night's Coachella announcement was like a birthday, Christmas, Hannukah and an unexpected inheritance check all arriving at once. Devotees of the dance-leaning Sahara Tent, however, might be taken aback by the light bill of...
| Dec 22, 2012
What am I cooking for Christmas dinner? Well a goose, of course, a fine, fat one, cooked in the Barbara Kafka way that involves high heat and an hour of resting in the cooling oven; and my mom's sweet-and-sour red cabbage; and blanched Brussels sprouts...
| Dec 8, 2012
As a child in Hebrew school, I was taught the story of the Hanukkah miracle: When the Jews in the land of Israel defeated the foreigners, the priests seeking to rekindle the temple's eternal light found enough ritually pure oil for only one day....
| Nov 22, 2012
It is Thanksgiving morning. As you read this, the bird, a fine 16-pounder, is coming to room temperature on the counter. The green beans have been topped and tailed, and my fingertips smart from peeling smoking-hot chestnuts for the stuffing. I've...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:37 PM
If the cloistered elders at the motion picture academy were shocked, surprised, appalled or dismayed to discover that Brett Ratner said that “rehearsal is for fags” in a Q&A session after a screening of his new film, “Tower Heist,”...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Conan O'Brian: 'Conan' writer Deon Cole has a unique proposal for tea party activists trying to erase the Founding Fathers' connections to slavery....
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Lori Berenson returned to the United States Tuesday morning to celebrate her first family in the United States visit after spending 15 years in a Peruvian prison for supporting revolutionary groups during a brutal civil war....