Don’t Mess with the Sandler

There once was a time (that ended in 2006 with Don’t Mess With The Zohan) that an Adam Sandler film would hit equally the very different funny-bones of my dad, my brother and me. This

You’re The Worst?

What is it about Barbra Streisand? The multi-hyphenated Jewish icon’s appeal has long eluded me, despite a lifetime of exposure and noodging by my mother. There’s always been something too grandiose, deliberate and insistent about

3 podcasts for the Jewish foodie!

There’s no shortage of food shows and podcasts out there but, just like there are thousands of different recipes in the world, there are plenty of spins a culinary series can take. Feast your eyes

Musings from the wilderness… Part 7

Succot at its finest! It’s Sukkafest, a 10 day festival (Sukkot is 7 days, but we are extending!!) of the hut where hundreds will flow through the farm to celebrate the harvest and nature. Like

What to watch before Sukkot and Simchat Torah

It’s the holiday season! That time of year filled with too much eating, too many family reunions, and having to explain to your boss why you need so much time off. And there’s no better

Musings from the wilderness… part 6

Observing the world around us It’s night time, the sun has gone to rest and a small sliver of the moon has shown its face. I am sure there is a name for that kind

Top 5 Jewish shows to binge this week! 6 October

Our recap of the best tv, movies and docos to watch this week! Join our private Facebook group Couch Latkes for more tv/movie suggestions! Wish I was Here - #IndieDarling A struggling actor, father and

Jewish Britain in the time of Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey fans around the world are rejoicing at the release of the long-awaited Downton Abbey movie, a historical drama set in 1927 in England. What was this historical period like for the Jewish population

What to watch before Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

It’s the holiday season! That time of year filled with too much eating, too many family reunions, and having to explain to your boss why you need so much time off. And there’s no better

7 Jewish-y Mamamia No Filter Podcast episodes you should listen to.

Have you heard of Mamamia’s No Filter podcast? In it, Jewish media mogul Mia Freedman hosts candid conversations that count, with incredible people.  Over the past couple of years I’ve listened to these weekly conversations