Archives for February 2020
Jewish Pimps and Prostitutes in ‘The Third Daughter’
Talia Carner’s historical fiction exposes a little-know piece of Jewish history, the sex trafficking of Jewish women from Russia to Argentina in the 19th century.
Earl Grey and Jasmine Tea-Infused Buttery Shortbread
Boost the flavor of these buttery shortbread cookies by infusing the sparkling sugar with Earl Grey or jasmine green tea.
Vintage Israel: Touring the Land With Wineglass in Hand
Israel’s 20th-century wine renaissance began with the discovery in the 1970s that the recently captured Golan Heights had ideal conditions for growing grapes.
‘The Plot Against America,’ Philip Roth’s Alternate History on HBO
Philip Roth’s award-winning book, which imagines Nazi sympathizer Charles Lindbergh as President of the United States, has been made into a television series starring Winona Ryder.
A Beginner’s Guide to Israel’s Third Election in a Year
Israeli politics are famously tumultuous, but this is beyond unprecedented: Israel has never held two successive elections, let alone three with no end in sight.
Rachel Mansfield Delivers ‘Just the Good Stuff’ in Debut Book
In "Just the Good Stuff," Rachel Mansfield reimagines sinful treats like rich fudge brownies and cheesy nachos in her indulgently healthful and wholesome style.