A festive trip to Congregation Kehila Kedosha Janina, the only Romaniote synagogue in the Western Hemisphere
50,000 sq. ft. NYC operation is last family-owned matzo factory in the U.S.
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
Economy Candy founder, who opened the shop in 1937, died last week at 97
State senate resolution celebrates appetizing shop’s 100th anniversary
Family-owned company plans to relocate iconic factory after 90 years
Writers and historians discuss Sydney Taylor’s newly-reissued book series
I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.
When it comes to brines, Sandor Katz bubbles with enthusiasm
At Kossar’s on the Lower East Side, new owners hope that combining a new look with old recipes will save bialys from extinction
Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?
New England native finds two kinds of comfort food on the Lower East Side
Wes Anderson’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and James Gray’s ‘The Immigrant’: period fantasies that shy away from real Jews
Director James Gray talks about basing ‘The Immigrant’ on his own family history on the Lower East Side
In ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
They’re selling a chocolate egg cream scented candle
‘The Sturgeon Queens’ documents 100 years of the iconic appetizing shop
The $8 million project means more space for the Lower East Side institution
Community board halts plan to rename Lower East Side intersection
Plus Dieudonne fans hack French pro-Israel sites, and more in the news
Plus more U.S. universities slam ASA Israel boycott, and more in the news
That’s at least 100 corned beef sandwiches!
My family’s history gave me a pedigree as a Jewish New Yorker—until a visit revealed how quickly the past disappeared
Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Shlomo Hagler sued by board members
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
Essex restaurant is having the least Jewish Hanukkah party ever
Why a recent fire at a major knish factory isn’t the end of the fried potato pie
Two young filmmakers are bringing the story of Streit’s Matzo Factory to life
Some in the Lower East Side clamor for Destiny’s Sheitel
An update on Friday’s big story