British historian Simon Schama made his third visit to The Colbert Report earlier this month to plug his new book dropping April 1 and accompanying PBS program that begins airing locally tonight and are both titled The Story of the Jews. Or, if you play your Rosh Hashana Cards right, you can wait u ... More >>
We're not Jewish, but we have friends who are celebrating Jewish New Year right now. One of them shared how she learned to shape her own bread. Symbolizing the continuity of life, the author of this pictorial explains how they dip challah in honey with hopes for a sweet year.