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Nobody’s Nobody

Meital Dohan is such a big star in Israel, if she so much as spits in Tel-Aviv, it lands in the _Yedioth Ahronoth_ gossip column. The award-winning actress has become a household name from her TV roles in _Elvi...
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Lisa Loeb

(excerpted from original article) When I'm finally introduced to the folk singer, I make a sympathetic remark about how hard it seems to be back in the saddle again. Loeb looks at me sharply behind her signatu...
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No Chopped Liver

There was the time I gave a poop sandwich to my rabbi. It was at the confirmation class picnic in my backyard and I was 16 years old—old enough to know it wasn't funny. But I thought he would understand. I thou...
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You Say Tomato

_New York_ Magazine features an interview with Jason Wishnow, director of a vegetarian version of _Oedipus_ (which screened at the "Second _Heeb_ Film Festival":http://heebish.com/galleries/view/2 this past Nov...
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Nevermind the Brisket

You are probably as accustomed to walking past Tex-Mex, Thai-French and Pan-Asian restaurants as you are the neighborhood deli. But a "Cuban Reuben"? Don't laugh, Jewish fusion may be coming to a Main Street ne...
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Boiling Point

I was on the Indonesian island of Flores, famous for its multicolored volcanic lakes, and I came across a bunch of backpackers talking to a restaurant owner about the possibility of him roasting them a dog for ...
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Our Stomachs, Ourselves

"Krazy" Kevin Lipsitz once knew what victory tasted like: kosher pickles. Six years ago, the magazine subscription manager from Staten Island took first place in the Carnegie Deli Annual Pickle Eating Contest b...
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Jewdar

*Be My Guest:* We found ourselves on an express train to Thrillsville when we learned that not only is *Christopher Guest* in post-production on a new film, _For Your Consideration_, but that the plot revolves...