Miscellaneous

May 30, 2013

Ahh, New York, where everything Jewish is possible — including a lavish bar mitzvah in the slammer. It seems that officials of the Big Apple are busy investigating how a well-connected inmate could host a lavish bar mitzvah in prison, according to the JTA Wire Service.CONTINUE »

May 30, 2013

It seems that a Nuremberg court — you remember the venue for the famous post-World War II Nazi trials, right? — will allow an art gallery to display garden gnomes giving a Heil Hitler salute, reports the JTA Wire Service. The sign is banned in Germany unless it is part of an educational, pro-democratic project. CONTINUE »

May 30, 2013

Remember the old bit about someone tossing a creamy pie in someone’s face, who turned around and returned the favor, and so on? Well, a Jewish youth group in Great Britain just took the idea to the world stage in a major way. The event, which took place in East Mersea, Essex, involved 253 members CONTINUE »

May 29, 2013

Dairy/Pareve* Ingredients 2 sticks butter, softened 1 cup packed dark brown sugar 1⁄4 cup white sugar 1 package (2.8 oz.) instant vanilla pudding 1 1⁄4 teaspoons vanilla 2 eggs 2 1⁄4 cups white whole wheat or all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1⁄8 teaspoon salt 1 1⁄2 cups chopped chocolate or chocolate chipsCONTINUE »

May 29, 2013

Dairy Ingredients 2 loaves store-bought French bread (for about 12 servings) 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped 1⁄4 cup fresh spinach leaves (from salad bar), chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1⁄4 cup oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheeseCONTINUE »