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  • Recipe: Chocolate cupcakes with apricot jam frosting

    June 18, 2015 | 12:02 pm

    These cupcakes are inspired by the chocolate-dipped apricots my mom would make each year for Passover. The moist, chocolaty cake gets topped with a sweet-tart frosting amped up with apricot jam. A sprinkle of chopped dried apricots seals the deal. They are not kosher for Passover...

  • Calendar March 28-April 3

    By Laura Donney

    March 25, 2015 | 10:44 am

    SAT | MARCH 28


    Whether by Kindle or by candle, people were reading long before they were tweeting. This year, the Music Center is celebrating the biggest coalition of locally based authors and publishers. The day features all kinds of activities and readings,...

  • Shabbat at the Ford

    By Tess Cutler

    September 2, 2014 | 10:08 am

    On Friday, August 29, Cantor Craig Taubman hosted his fourth annual Shabbat at the Ford, which took place at the historic Ford Amphitheater. The open-air venue was the perfect setting for such an event. “It’s the summer for gosh sakes,” remarked Taubman, and it sure felt like it,...

  • L.A. Jewish Film Fest: From grave to whimsical all in one week

    By Avishay Artsy

    April 23, 2014 | 1:24 pm

    This year’s Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival, running May 1-8, features more than a dozen feature films and a number of shorts, all touching on major topics in Jewish contemporary life; many focus on self-preservation and conflict, but there’s also lighter fare mixed into the...

  • Israel’s Eytan Fox puts frosting on ‘Cupcakes’

    By Tom Tugend

    April 17, 2014 | 2:54 pm

    The name Eytan Fox instantly evokes two associations. The New York-born director is one of Israel’s most accomplished filmmakers, and he is the country’s most visible and outspoken gay personality.

    Fox’s films, like “Yossi & Jagger,” “Yossi” and “Walk on Water” revolve around gay...

  • How sweet it is

    By Adam Wills

    June 7, 2011 | 5:52 pm

    When Janice Lavine went on a strict regimen to eliminate all food allergens from her diet eight years ago, she did so to support one of her daughters, whom medical professionals were struggling to diagnose. While the diet had no effect on her child, the lawyer-turned-stay-at-home mom...

  • New York’s magnolia bakery brings sweet smell of (kosher) success to L.A. [VIDEO]

    By Carin Davis

    November 30, 2010 | 7:30 pm

    Watch videoblogger Orit Arfa taste test Magnolia’s cupcakes against another kosher bakery. See video below

    Craving a kosher cupcake? Magnolia Bakery is cooking up the cure. Now open at 8389 W. Third St.,  this chic New York transplant looks to quickly become part of the Los Angeles...