Dating back to the 10th century in Japan, this fermented fish was preserved with salt and raw rice, eventually giving way to the nigiri (sliced seafood atop rice) we know and love today. […]
If you feel like you need to disconnect and recalibrate—and have a few days to do it—then look into booking a couple of nights at a Japanese ryokan. These traditional inns […]
The annual Holocaust commemoration of Am Yisrael Chai provides a free sneak peek at the subject of one of this year’s Atlanta Jewish Film Festival documentaries and a reminder of a narrative feature the […]
Japan attracted a record 28.69 million tourists in 2017, up 19.3 percent from the previous year and the sixth consecutive yearly increase, the transport minister said Friday. Read more here.
For Ryuichi Kumakura, a 70-year-old cut-glass artisan, finding young workers eager to learn and preserve the traditional Japanese craft is the least of his troubles — showing them how to […]
As the “bomb cyclone” advances through the Northeast, schools and businesses have shut down. People are staying inside to avoid winter conditions and stockpiling necessities. But this storm pales in comparison to […]
Tokyo’s world-famous Tsukiji fish market has held its last new year auction before closing down for relocation, with the highest bidder paying nearly £240,000 for a giant tuna. After more […]