Arts & Entertainment

Meet legendary Theodore Bikel at Spertus in February

When Theodore Bikel tells us his life story, he covers all the bases of 20th Century Ashkenazi...

1/23/2015 1:56:02 PM

An interview with Piper Kerman

'Orange is the New Black' author talks faith, friendship, and life in prison 

12/22/2014 12:12:01 PM

At 98, Kirk Douglas finds his poetic muse

Kirk Douglas, born Issur Danielovitch, the son of an immigrant Russian Jewish ragman, marked his...

12/22/2014 11:58:33 AM

Continuum Theater expands throughout metro Chicago

Explaining her goals for Continuum Theater, Richards actually describes four continua.

12/22/2014 11:49:24 AM

Book review: Through the eyes of a radical centrist

Kotzin was a great teacher and mentor, so I was excited to learned of the release of this book,...

12/9/2014 10:40:21 AM

How to prepare an elegant Chanukah meal—and attend your own party

I want a crunchy, crispy, and elegant Chanukah.

12/1/2014 11:37:23 AM

‘America’s Best Cook’ shows how you can be the best cook at home with her Italian flatbread recipe

 Socca is an Italian/Provençal flatbread that can be served with cocktails or even made into a...

12/1/2014 11:08:05 AM

‘Spiritual Cooking with Yael’

"...I wrote this cookbook; so other people can share in the easiness, joy, and deliciousness of...

12/1/2014 10:38:22 AM

FourTelling a magical, musical weekend

BJBE welcomes four major artists-in-residence 

11/26/2014 2:50:57 PM

Jewish Chicago native’s hit show ‘Transparent’ showcases dysfunctional, but loveable Jewish family

I feel like I know the Pfeffermans, even though they're technically a television family.

11/25/2014 10:56:44 AM

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