Roslyn Bernstein, an arts and culture reporter, is the author of Illegal Living and Boardwalk Stories and Professor Emerita at Baruch College and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. Her most recent writing project is a young adult novel set in Jerusalem in 1961 during the Adolf Eichmann trial.

Changing With the Neighborhood

A century ago, the Educational Alliance was educating a generation of Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side. Today, it’s serving a largely Hispanic and Chinese community—but holding on to its core Jewish values.


The Jews of San Miguel de Allende

As a community of North American expats has expanded in Mexico, dozens of local converts have joined their ranks


Rediscovering Lincoln’s Jewish Connections

NYC exhibit sparks memories of my father’s love of the 16th U.S. President


At a Catskills Reunion, a Bungalow Colony’s Past and Present Come Together

Decades ago, they spent summers together. Last month, dozens gathered again to see what had become of their mountain retreat.

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