Hazon Blog up on New York Jewish Week

Just as hip chefs love to subvert classic dishes, so did the participants at this week’s Hazon Food Conference take a careful look at the “New Jewish Food Movement” that the conference helped birth and has supported over the seven years of its existence.

Afghan Star and The Jewish Press/Media

I recently had the privilege of meeting Afghanistan’s Ryan Seacrest, Daoud Seddiqi, and watching the documentary, Afghan Star. Daoud is the host of the show on Tolo TV, an independent television station in Afghanistan. From 1996 to 2001 music was illegal in Afghanistan. Watching TV and dancing were illegal. You can imagine the death threats …