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Urban Kvetch: Amanda Hesser

Amanda Hesser This prissy little New York Times food writer has somehow become my mother's fantasy of the perfect Jewish daughter, and for this, she must be eliminated. In her columns about souffles and...
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Exodus

_(excerpted from original article)_ *_Enter an East Village cafe, a West Village jazz club, a Lower East side bar. Don't be surprised to hear Hebrew in the air. Welcome to New York's Israeli...
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Staging Change

_(excerpted from original article)_ Kushner's combination of exacting political analysis and broad artistic vision first earned him wide acclaim in 1993 and 1994 with his play _Angels In America_. That...
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Torah for Pyros

Say what you will about Perry Farrell—the drug use, the flakiness—but it's hard to deny his place on many a high school soundtrack. Jane's Addiction was the music to which we drove around town aimlessly...