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Among the Hebrews of Maui

When Orthodox Jews known as Chabadniks get married, some of them choose to be slichim, which means that they go to live in a distant outpost -- like the Hawaiian island of Maui -- and dedicate their lives to helping Jews live Jewish lives.
Maui Time  |  Barukh Shalev  |  09-28-2004  |  Religion

Roberto Benigni Puts His Love for Dante's 'Divine Comedy' Onstage

The exuberant and very talkative Italian clown Roberto Benigni's one-man show In Tutto Dante is built around Benigni's passion for Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy, and -- though performed mostly in English -- culminates in a reading of a canto in Italian.
Chicago Reader  |  Tony Adler  |  06-15-2009  |  Theater

Marc Vetri's New Cookbook Has Italian Recipes You Can Make at Home

Flip to a random recipe in Il Viaggio di Vetri and chances are, with ingredients on hand, you can prepare it after work.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Mara Zepeda  |  11-17-2008  |  Food+Drink