Mel Brooks turns 87 today, and by all accounts he’s still going strong.
I’ve been asked (and have asked myself!): How did a former Torontonian with Ashkenazi roots come to write a novel about a teenage Jewess in the 9th century Islamic empire?
Baba ganoush, Israeli couscous, pita, hummus, Shoko — I’m getting hungry just thinking about it.
“Wow, I like her,” I thought. “A lot. I would go anywhere with her.”
We want to hear from you about the alleged Nazi living in NE Minneapolis.
The story of how Twin Cities Jewish book publisher, Yotzeret Publishing, got started — told directly from the woman who started it.
Rabbi Zalman was asked whether we should forgive the alleged NE Minneapolis Nazi. This is what he said.
“Watching the movie, it didn’t immediately strike me that what I saw was a blue-eyed man with a European accent committing atrocities and plotting more and claiming genetic superiority.”
Anita Diamant, author of The Red Tent, on her daughter getting a tattoo.
“They believed me fixable. I knew I wasn’t broken.”