Moishe Nadir wrote Yiddish stories for American audiences—on deadline
A look at Abraham Hochman, 19th-century Lower East Side clairvoyant
What else could New York’s Eldridge Street Synagogue call a celebration of its Chinatown neighborhood?
An elegant history of a Lower East Side landmark
A tour of Streit’s matzo factory, while it’s still in the neighborhood
How a tubercular shoemaker became a great Yiddish poet
What happens when 100 klezmer musicians from around the world gather for a photo op?
Yiddish playwright Jacob Gordin inspired fury and adulation
After 90 years, a Lower East Side institution shut its doors
An audio tour of a well-worn candy store on the Lower East Side
Why the Yiddish workers’ movement was an American phenomenon
How a faraway girlhood became part of my own
Jonathan Rosen talks about the tortured vision of Henry Roth. With a reading from Call It Sleep.