Friday, April 16, 2010

rykarda parasol for j. the jewish news weekly

Family’s past leads sultry songstress into some dark places

Singer-songwriter Rykarda Parasol has a habit of writing songs that channel her family’s macabre history [...]

Sunday, April 4, 2010

mother daughter seder for j. the jewish news weekly

Mothers, daughters put special spin on Passover
Every woman at the Mother-Daughter Seder at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco last week brought along a memento, a keepsake.

Some brought weathered black-and-white photos of their ancestors, others shared beloved Shabbat candle holders or their grandmother’s hand-scrawled recipe for the perfect matzah ball [...]