Moistness is the key to great babaganoush.
Everybody loves baba, and not only vegetarians, either. Considered either a salad or a bread dip, the dish originated in the Middle East, probably in Palestine, where eggplants grow wild.
Though she had her moments over the decades she spent as a White House reporter, Helen Thomas, 90, fell quite far earlier this year when she was captured on camera explaining why the Jews should "get the hell out of Palestine." People don't like words like that, so she lost her job and no one ... More >>
Brendan Fowler, grindin'The third edition of the absurd festival of performance art and excess that is RoseLee Goldberg's Performa 09 is underway in New York. And as always, a bunch of musicians are moonlighting, including DNA's Arto Lindsay (his "SOMEWHERE I READ" Performa kick-off processio ... More >>
Photo from the Royal Court's February production in London
For a minor playlet, Caryl Churchill's Seven Jewish Children has certainly generated quite the brouhaha. In seven brief scenes, the 10-minute piece tracks 80 years of Jewish history--from the Nazi era to the recent Gaza invasion--in the fo ... More >>