In today’s Covid-racked society, small, carefully orchestrated family gatherings are especially precious during the Jewish High Holy Days. In a virtual program by the 92nd Street Y, Jake Cohen, a chef and the author of “Jew-ish: Reinvented Recipes From a Modern Mensch,” will discuss the importance of family and togetherness for the holidays with Rabbi…Details
Asif: Culinary Institute of Israel, a new food-focused cultural center with a library, test kitchen, rooftop farm, gallery and cafe, opened last month in Tel Aviv. It’s the work of Naama Shefi, who created and runs the nonprofit Jewish Food Society in the United States to foster Jewish food culture, and Terry Kassel, chairwoman of…Details
We’ve all done it: selected what we hoped was a lush, sweet honeydew melon only to discover that the interior was firm and flavorless. What to do? Just pretend it’s a cucumber and cut pieces to add to a Greek salad. Purée the flesh with buttermilk, dill and some ice water for a refreshing cold…Details
If the clock was ticking and you were tasked with picking out the biggest cat from a series of thumbnail photos of felines, could you do it? What if a Telfar bag was on the line? Last week, the fashion brand, helmed by the breakout designer Telfar Clemens, released a limited number of new bags…Details
As the highly contagious Delta variant surges across the world, the health and safety protocols established for cruise ships are being put to the test. Over two weeks in late July and early August, 27 coronavirus infections were identified aboard the Carnival Vista cruise ship sailing out of Galveston, Texas. One of those infected, a…Details
Adolescents are readying for the next step in a seemingly endless set of challenges. Here’s how to help them regulate their emotions.
Rice University, where more than 95 percent of students are vaccinated, announced a move to remote classes last week after testing showed an alarmingly high number of community members with breakthrough coronavirus infections. Those results, the university now says, were badly distorted by a testing glitch. Of 4,500 tests administered on the Rice campus, 81…Details
If you haven’t been including Amazon Fashion in your regular shopping rounds…what are you waiting for? The brand’s made top-notch style a priority over the past few years, launching Luxury Stores with established and emerging designers and debuting a whole host of in-house labels. The latter includes Staples by The Drop, a line of trend-driven…Details
Because of the labor shortage in the restaurant industry, a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Mr. Wiley said, the chefs at his restaurant hadn’t experimented with the roe. They hope to this winter, even if they aren’t quite sure about the reception they’ll get. “Offal is a tough sell, especially seafood offal,” he said. This,…Details
Many of us are struggling with burnout and pandemic frustration and, for some, our out-of-office messages reflect that.