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Aaron Sorkin says Mark Zuckerberg ‘assaulting truth‘

Aaron Sorkin says Mark Zuckerberg ‘assaulting truth‘

The writer of “The Social Network” still has a couple things to say about Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. And they aren’t good. Famed screenwriter Aaron Sorkin penned an open letter to the embattled Zuckerberg in The New York Times on Thursday accusing him of “assaulting truth” and taking […]

by November 1, 2019
Come for the chopped liver, stay for the meat

Come for the chopped liver, stay for the meat

When it comes to Cinema City in Jerusalem, my friends fall into two camps: some call it an “assault on the senses,” others say it’s a fun, colorful place to have a meal and catch a movie. I did both on a recent Thursday night, eating dinner at Tzipora and […]

by October 31, 2019
Seasonal vegan gourmet

Seasonal vegan gourmet

For many years, Meshek Barzilay was practically synonymous with and it has maintained its elite status among vegan restaurants in no small measure because it keeps its menu fresh and inviting. In fact, the commitment of this “rustic organic kitchen” in writing is to offer “vibrant and adventurous vegan cuisine […]

by October 31, 2019
All about chicken

All about chicken

Roosto, a new fast-food chicken restaurant, is in one of the unluckiest locations for a– the gas station at Tzomet Oranim near the Hadar Mall. It should be a prime location. For some bizarre reason, Israelis love restaurants in gas stations, and it is on a main street with a […]

by October 31, 2019
A French delight

A French delight

The opens its 2019-2020 season with a local premier of Jules Massenet’s Manon, under the baton of Dan Ettinger, which will run at the Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center beginning November 7. Ettinger, who was recently appointed as the artistic director of the Israeli Opera, says he has special feelings […]

by October 31, 2019
A multi-talent show

A multi-talent show

There are those terribly annoying people who pick up an instrument and, without having ever studied it before, can play. These talented individuals don’t mean to show off, they just have a skill level above the norm. Ohad Naharin is most certainly one of these individuals. Aside from being a […]

by October 31, 2019
Welcome Back, Rama

Welcome Back, Rama

The last time The Jerusalem Post wrote about Rama’s Kitchen was not on these pages, but rather as a news item: In November, 2016, we reported that the restaurant nestled in the hills of the Jerusalem corridor had burned to the ground in one of the periodic forest fires that […]

by October 31, 2019
Hadera’s landmark kosher restaurant

Hadera’s landmark kosher restaurant

The restaurant Opera, situated on the main drag, Rehov Weizman, is almost as much a landmark in the town as the iconic power-station chimneys that rise majestically over the Mediterranean Sea adjacent to the town. The restaurant, which we visited during the intermediate days of Sukkot, was established 50 years […]

by October 31, 2019
Jazz & The City: Autumn leaves in Salzburg

Jazz & The City: Autumn leaves in Salzburg

If you’re going to have a in a beautiful setting, isn’t a bad option. And, given that timing is an all-important element of any music making endeavor, having the event take place in mid-October, when Mother Nature unfurls all her autumnal finery – that only serves to up the enjoyment […]

by October 30, 2019
Love conquers all for Lara Fabian

Love conquers all for Lara Fabian

A smoky piano bar. A casual singing gig. A 17-year-old star, waiting to be discovered. When Lara Fabian took to the stage one dark evening to brighten the mood, she had no idea just how important this show would be. Blinded by the spotlight, she couldn’t see a very prominent […]

by October 30, 2019