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Hey Brainiac, Your Shopping Cart is Smarter than You

Hey Brainiac, Your Shopping Cart is Smarter than You
By October 12, 2007

The question isn't if the machines will take over, it's when and where. The answer? Now, and in the supermarket. Apparently we've all grown so feeble-minded that we're incapable of reading ingredients lists. Likewise, we seem to be having trouble … Read More

Joe Montana to be PETA’s New Spokesperson?

Joe Montana to be PETA’s New Spokesperson?
By October 9, 2007

Probably not in this lifetime. But the football Hall-of-Famer professes his love for the veggie burger in a recent article dealing with health issues that have arisen thanks to his longtime meat n' potatoes diet. "I would never have ordered … Read More

Can You Spot the Jewish Vegetarian?

Can You Spot the Jewish Vegetarian?
By October 4, 2007

  Happy World Vegetarian Awareness Month. Kicked off by World Vegetarian Day on October 1, the month-long celebration was created by the North American Vegetarian Society in 1977. That makes this year its 30th anniversary. So, which of the above … Read More

Shabbat in the Sukkah: Syrian Sweet-and-Sour Stuffed Cabbage

Shabbat in the Sukkah: Syrian Sweet-and-Sour Stuffed Cabbage
By September 27, 2007

As was previously noted by the clever Dale Raben, traditional Sukkot dishes are filled foods, like stuffed vegetables, which symbolize a bountiful harvest. Also common are dishes that are easy to transport from kitchen to sukkah, such as casseroles. Hence, … Read More

Sukkot Snax: Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with Homemade Pita Chips

Sukkot Snax: Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with Homemade Pita Chips
By September 26, 2007

You're gonna need to serve some snacks at your Sukkot soiree, lest your guests get sloshed on that Sukkot Sangria. This delicious recipe for Roasted Red Pepper Hummus is from La Dolce Vegan!, by the lovely and talented Sarah Kramer. … Read More

Sukkot Sangria

Sukkot Sangria
By September 25, 2007

I love Sukkot. It's the perfect holiday for a Jewish treehugger (next to Tu B'Shevat, of course). For urbanites who've grown increasingly out of touch with the earth, the seasons, and even the sources of their food, Sukkot is a … Read More

Custom-Made Yom Kippur Events for Every Personality

Custom-Made Yom Kippur Events for Every Personality
By September 16, 2007

For Rosh Hashanah, we rounded up events for seven Jewish archetypes in six major U.S cities. Now, we’re doing the same for the second, more solemn of the High Holy Days. Find your type below and click on the city … Read More

Yom Kippur in Chicago

Yom Kippur in Chicago
By September 14, 2007

The Hippie: Dreadlocks and Bagels What: Mystical reflections of Yom Kippur When: Saturday, September 22, 3:45 PM Where: Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St Why: Explore the oneness of time, space and consciousness with a totally far-out discussion by Rabbi … Read More