In addition to its two Lower East Side locations, the legendary New York appetizing shop will soon open a kosher café and a 14,000-sq.-foot manufacturing and retail location in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard
Peter Ruta, who turns 98 this month, is still painting and still not getting his due
How the famed writer’s unrequited passion for Janet Sussman led to the era-defining best-seller, and how Segal, who died six years ago this week, never got over her
‘Now I know why you were rushing me this morning’
Less matzo, more maror
An excerpt from George Braziller’s ‘Encounters,’ the great independent publisher’s memoir, which brings to life old Jewish East New York, just short of the author’s centennial
On the first night of Hanukkah, Hasidic rockers Bulletproof Stockings played New York’s Webster Hall
A conversation with the noted garbologist about Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Meir Kahane, being a drug dealer, and what’s wrong with NY today
Former New York gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout is host of ‘On the Grid,’ a new show about Brooklyn’s neighborhoods. She begins in Williamsburg, Borough Park, and Crown Heights.
From the bed of a Chevy truck, the ‘Wandering Sukkah’ art project is touring New York City, stopping here and there to give people ‘a moment of urban respite’
A new book of cocktail recipes (and more) offers an inspiring way to toast Jacob Adler, the star of Yiddish theater
The 88-year-old award-winning author wants her children’s classic back on bookshelves
The iconic, kosher East Village restaurant reopened this morning—and it was a party
Confessions of a Jewish teenage folkie
Reflecting on the legendary political strategist six months after his death
A festive trip to Congregation Kehila Kedosha Janina, the only Romaniote synagogue in the Western Hemisphere
‘The Odd Woman and the City’ proves the memoirist is a peer of Kazin, Howe, and other great chroniclers of Jewish America
50,000 sq. ft. NYC operation is last family-owned matzo factory in the U.S.
Because Yelp needs help!
It’s underdog against underdog, as Italian American Museum evicts 85-year-old tenant
Fifty years ago today, LBJ sent U.S. troops to the Dominican Republic. In the poet Alexis Gómez Rosa, we reap what he sowed.
New exhibit highlights Lea Gottlieb’s designs, unlikely runway to success
Union negotiator helped save the city from bankruptcy in the 1970s
And things Jews overhear while passing for white people
The more precarious the political situation, the rowdier the festivities
Through a public art project, learning lessons of history and social justice
In an original Tablet short documentary, meet Morris Dickstein, the youngest old intellectual in New York City
Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr added to school district calendars
Happy 156th Birthday!—the perfect time to look back on the Tevye Stories’ author’s first trip to the Big Apple
The museum miraculously puts a broken god back together again