| Oct 20, 2009
| 4:32 AM
If they gave out Oscars for marketing campaigns, you could pretty much hand out the trophy right now to Warner Bros. marketing chief Sue Kroll, who almost single-handedly managed to find an audience for "Where the Wild Things Are," the......
| May 3, 2009
Rhyming Life & Death
Amos Oz, translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 118 pp., $23
Through his fiction and nonfiction the Israeli Amos Oz has been the witty and melancholy recorder of his country's...
| Apr 16, 2008
Total time: 2 hours, 20 minutes
Note: Adapted from a recipe by chef Todd Aarons of Tierra Sur. Ask your kosher butcher in advance to grind the chicken if you don't have a grinder at home, as well as for chicken back bones for the stock....
| Apr 16, 2008
Total time: 2 hours, 35 minutes
Servings: 6 to 8
Note: Adapted from a recipe by Todd Aarons. Have your butcher either net the roast or tie it to keep it together. Kosher vegetable broth is available at kosher markets, Whole Foods stores and the ethnic...
| Apr 16, 2008
THE braised lamb is redolent of pomegranates and cumin. The chicken dumpling soup is fragrant with Persian limes and cardamom. Pan-seared potato gnocchi are laced with dried porcini, mesquite-grilled salmon is sauced with harissa and a flourless chocolate...
| Apr 25, 2008
They began lining up in front of the synagogue well before sunrise.
The homeless, elderly and poor of the Pico-Robertson district -- 100 of them -- held up white registration cards as they shuffled through the doors of B'nai David-Judea.
| May 16, 2008
Today's topic: Both of you have personal connections to the history of the Holy Land. Please expand on your experiences. Click here to read previous exchanges of this week's Dust-Up.
Judea Pearl: What Israel means to me
I was born in Tel Aviv in 1936...
| Jun 27, 2008
Showered with accolades when first produced, David Auburn's "Proof" won the 2001 Pulitzer for drama and the Tony Award for best play. It was adapted into a 2005 film starring Gwyneth Paltrow, broke records on Broadway and has been widely produced...
| Jan 21, 2008
This is the story of a dog-ophobe, a dog-ophile and the parasite that brought them together. The dog-ophobe (for want of a better word) is a patient. The dog-ophile is her doctor -- me.
My story is simple. At the end of the day, I look forward to two...
| Sep 16, 2009
Alain Cohen holds out a gorgeous spiral-shaped loaf of challah, the color of cherry wood. On the top of the bread is a graceful open hand made of dough. Cohen and his baker, Yuri Amsellen, have been experimenting again. From the crowded kitchen of Cohen's...
| Sep 28, 2009
John T. Elson, whose 1966 cover story for Time magazine -- provocatively titled "Is God Dead?" -- produced record-breaking newsstand sales with its perceptive analysis of a debate that animated Sunday churchgoers as well as theologians, died Sept. 7 at...