The James Beard Award-winning chef on cooking for his dying grandmother, launching his career in Home Ec class, and where to eat in New York right now

Jews: Still really good at making movies!

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On My Father’s Yahrzeit, Remembering Him, One Glass of Wine At a Time

My father loved a lot of things I just don’t get. But sipping an earthy and chocolatey red from his favorite vineyard brought tears to my eyes.

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Sandler. Stiller. Hoffman. Coming Soon to Netflix.

With so many angry aging Jewish men in one place, the new Noah Baumbach movie may as well be a morning minyan at an Upper West Side shul

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Richard Spencer Says He Just Wants ‘White Zionism.’ Here’s Why That’s Malicious Nonsense.

The far-right leader loves to misrepresent the values of Jews and other minorities in efforts to troll them. No one should fall for it.

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My State of Graceland

What Rabbi Elvis taught me about myself and God

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Legendary Cookbook Turns a New Page

‘Second Helpings, Please!’ has been teaching Canadian Jews how to cook—and raising money for charity—for nearly 50 years

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The Smithsonian Gets Religion

A new exhibit at the National Museum of American History looks at the role of religion—including Judaism—in early America

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India’s New Crush on Israel

How did Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s July visit with Benjamin Netanyahu fit into the last quarter-century of Indo-Israeli relations?

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Peace With the Palestinians Was a Bust. Here’s What Israel Should Do Next.

‘While peace with Palestinians may be the preferable instrument for ridding Israel of its undesirable control over millions of Palestinians, it is not the ultimate goal of the Zionist enterprise. It is an instrument.’

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Disgrace and the Democratic Socialists of America

With a vote for BDS, one part of the left heads for oblivion

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Yiddish on the Beach

Rokhl’s Golden City: A day in Coney Island

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Philip Guston: A Stumblebum in Venice

An off-track exhibit at the Accademia puts the New York School painter in the company of Titian, Tintoretto, and, weirdly, the Italian Nobel prize-winning poet Eugenio Montale

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Harold Pinter’s Birthright Trip

Excerpts from Dame Antonia Fraser’s 1978 diary of her and the playwright’s trip to Israel reveal a dusty cosmopolitan land still finding its way in a changing world