I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.
Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family
‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature
For centuries, Western classical music propelled listeners toward Christian salvation. Then Jewish music changed everything.
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
Zahav owners offer their take on an Israeli-style hummusiya in Center City
After Texas health officials discover possible listeria contamination
Hummus company petitions FDA for regulations over the chickpea spread
Israeli couple opens city’s first hummus restaurant in former Jewish ghetto
Plus an on-screen shout out to the Scroll
Jerusalem’s Hummus satellite declares war on smart phones
Forget cheap hummus shops. Arabic cuisine is coming into its own in Israel, as fine dining for Arabs and Jews alike.
The Middle Eastern spread is football’s new dip sponsor
The Israeli Prime Minister is putting the lick in Likud
From a fellow hummus addict
Pulitzer-winning food critic Jonathan Gold on his family, his favorite delis, and what makes food Jewish
Brooklyn group to decide whether to hold referendum over Israeli products
Garlicky hummus is Israel’s national dish, one that inspires best-selling books, prompted a headline-making heist, and is said to cure physical and mental ailments
Burekas in Florida, hummus in L.A., and elegant Israeli cuisine in Philadelphia: ferreting out the unexpected at restaurants around the country
Plus sharks from Mossad! and more
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.