In an excerpt from ‘Meant To Be,’ the founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and its Museum of Tolerance remembers growing up on the Lower East Side
What happens when a former synagogue becomes a private residence?
A Lower East Side gallery has put together a mysterious exhibit dedicated to the women’s rights activist
A mother and daughter—both megafans of Sydney Taylor’s timeless kidlit—take a tour of Manhattan’s historic Jewish neighborhood
Treat yo self, too, while considering: How are these nails different from all other nails?
‘Streit’s Matzo and the American Dream’ tells the story of the 90-year-old family-run matzo factory in New York’s Lower East Side, that will soon become condos
A recent panel at the Sixth Street Community Center highlighted the lives of four activist Jewish women, who have inspired me to stand behind my support for Hillary Clinton
Face-lift complete, the shop’s specialty is as good as ever
Less matzo, more maror
At New York’s Tenement Museum, panelists discussed the still-relevant meaning of Yezierska’s novel about an immigrant Jewish family on the Lower East Side
A message of pride on New York’s Lower East Side
Come rain or come brine, pickles, pickles, pickles
In the heat of summer, nothing is as refreshing as a cold pickle. Just ask my kids.
How you can help save B&H!
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