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  • Baked Frangipane Fruit Packets [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    July 31, 2013 | 9:00 am

    Remember, desserts are supposed to be a treat, not a death ticket to the dinner party. So often we feel fine at the start of a meal, but by the time we finish dessert we can’t wait to jump in our car and go home to vegetate away the bloated state. Imagine how that makes your dinner...

  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    July 21, 2013 | 5:02 am

    Maccabiah 2013- here we go!

    On Thursday, the 19th Maccabiah games (or: the Jewish Olympics) began with a spectacular opening ceremony, held in Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem. Around 32,000 packed the stands, as thousands of Jewish athletes from 77 countries marched around the stadium...

  • Canoga Park soda shop added to ‘Ice Cream Nation’

    July 12, 2013 | 10:22 am

    Here’s something to help get you through a Southern California summer: an ice cream soda in a chocolate-covered mug.

    The uniquely served treats at Jerry’s Soda Shoppe in Canoga Park are getting plenty of deliciously good press these days. Not only was the ice cream shop named the...

  • A talent agent turns yogurt maven

    May 22, 2013 | 12:52 pm

    Talk about the Big Chill.

    Amy Salko Robertson — producer of such films as “The Oh in Ohio,” “Lab Rats” and “When Do We Eat?” a comedy set at a Passover seder —realized that she couldn’t continue to rely on the speculative indie film world for income after her husband, John, was...

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  • Uproar over Netanyahu’s ice cream is welcome in one parlor

    February 19, 2013 | 7:20 am

    His foreign minister had to resign after being accused of fraud. He was sharply criticized for his government’s handling of Prisoner X, who committed suicide in prison. And now this, which made front-page news in Israel over the weekend: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands...

  • Ben & Jerry’s co-founder fights money in politics

    By Ryan Torok

    October 17, 2012 | 4:56 pm

    Wearing a T-shirt that read “Stamp Money Out of Politics,” Ben Cohen, co-founder of ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s, unveiled a grass-roots campaign in North Hollywood on Oct. 11 denouncing the influence of money in politics.

    The campaign, Stamp Stampede, encourages supporters to...

  • Ice cream entrepreneur taps into the ‘spiritual aspect’ of business

    March 15, 2012 | 10:47 am

    After Ben Cohen and business partner Jerry Greenfield completed a course on ice cream making, they established their first ice cream shop in 1978 and went on to build Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream ­—a $300 million empire and one of the largest ice cream businesses in America. 

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  • Ben & Jerry’s co-founder explains how to do well by doing good

    November 22, 2011 | 3:18 pm

    A scoop of Ben & Jerry’s may taste like heaven, and for company co-founder Jerry Greenfield, the business of making ice cream has a spiritual side as well.

    “There is a spiritual aspect to business, just as there is to people,” Greenfield told a crowd of 300 last week at a...

  • Stop the Scoops

    By Dikla Kadosh

    October 28, 2011 | 2:28 pm

    LA Creamery, the artisan ice cream shop offering bold flavors such as Goat Cheese and Currant, Chai Tea Latte and Olive Oil, has shuttered all three locations, which opened in rapid-fire succession at Westfield Topanga Shopping Center in Canoga Park, The American at Brand in Glendale...

  • Religious zealots attack “immodest” Jerusalem shops

    October 19, 2011 | 5:46 pm

    A sign at the ice cream parlor may caution men and women not to lick cones in public, but the warning didn’t stop Jewish zealots vandalizing the shop in Jerusalem’s main ultra-Orthodox neighborhood.

    Other businesses in Mea Shearim, including a book store and dress shops, have been...

  • The spiritual practice of ice cream

    May 19, 2011 | 4:21 pm

    Once there was a world without ice cream — no Butter Pecan or Vanilla, not to mention Spicy Chocolate, Mint Cucumber or Honeycomb. While the evolution of this beloved treat has origins as far back as when snow sweetened with nectar was served to Chinese emperors 4,000 years ago,...

  • Of Time, and a Father’s First Century

    February 2, 2011 | 2:46 pm

    My father understands unwinnable conflicts. He has been fighting a personal war against time since 1911.  “Where does the time go?” he is likely even now to be wondering out loud to a stack of magazines and mail he has yet to get to, but will.

    He’s not one for birthdays, his own at...

  • Pick your redemption

    By David Suissa

    May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    There's something about being Jewish that makes you think big. Jews can easily schmooze about global stuff -- the bigger the better. We're here for all of humanity.

    We want to save the planet, whether from global evil or global warming. When we talk about our own problems, we also...
  • A sweet 31-cent adventure

    By Julie G Fax

    May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    What can you get for 31 cents?

    It turns out a whole lot more than a bargain scoop of ice cream.

    I wasn't sure what impelled me to shlep out with my own and a few extra kids on a Wednesday evening to take advantage of Baskin-Robbins' 31 Cent Scoop Night.

    After all, the few dollars...
  • Letters to the Editor

    August 24, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Bill Boyarsky

    Bill Boyarsky's article ("Needed: Rational Discussion," Aug. 18) was inaccurate and mean-spirited. He had the opportunity to dissent and speak up at the meeting of more than 400 attendees, but instead chose to vent to Journal readers who were not there and who could...

  • Carvel Ice Cream Sprinkling More Outlets in Southland

    By Melissa Maroff

    August 10, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Just about anyone who hails from the Northeast remembers those legendary commercials with Tom Carvel's familiar drone, proclaiming, "Wednesday is sundae at Carvel!" For some, it was the Brown Bonnet, for others it was the Flying Saucer and for many it was the soft-serve vanilla cone...

  • The Real Scoop Behind Ice Cream

    By Gaby Wenig

    July 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    "Ice cream was something my husband and I were hooked on," said Vicki Grossman, talking from New York Scoop in Woodland Hills, her newly opened modern reincarnation of an old-fashioned ice parlor. "It was something of a ritual -- we would take the family to Carvel at least once a...

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