It’s the newest pastry craze sweeping the U.S.: the not-so-appetizingly named cronut. And recently the first cronut — a flaky/chewy cross between a croissant and a doughnut — made landfall in Israel, becoming the first kosher-certified cronut available in the world.
On the way back to the Upper West Side from Florida on a family vacation last December, Asher Weintraub’s mother, Caroline, mentioned an upcoming anomaly she had just discovered on the Internet — Chanukah and Thanksgiving will coincide this year for the first time in history.
The famous illuminated manuscript will become a multimedia musical presentation.
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The Sarajevo Haggadah, the famous illuminated manuscript, is the inspiration for the new multimedia art project entitled, “The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book,” the Foundation for Jewish Culture has announced.
No matter how knotty debates about privacy on the web get -- ahem, Facebook -- people who want to simultaneously keep their secrets and share them still feel safe on the internet. Take, for example, PostSecret.com, the website that displays artful postcards on which people have written their secrets.
The voices soar, the harmonies arching over the almost percussive line laid down by the long-necked lute. The music is exhilarating, although the setting is a bit unlikely, a somewhat corporate-looking conference room in Forest Hills.
The ginormous billboard jutting out from the side of MTV’s headquarters in Times Square tells a vivid pop culture story every few seconds as spots rotate on what is no doubt some of the world’s choicest ad terrain.