Stephen Silver is a journalist in the Philadelphia area whose work has appeared in Philadelphia Magazine,, Splice Today,, New York Press, and the Good Men Project. Follow him on Twitter @StephenSilver.

Is the Mystery of Ga-Ga, Everyone’s Favorite Summer-Camp Game, Finally Solved?

A quest to find the inventor of the iconic game leads to an unlikely founding father: a nice zayde from Maryland.


Brandeis University Hosts Historic Lenny Bruce Conference

Academics and fans of Lenny Bruce gathered in Waltham, Mass., last week to let out some analytical laughs and celebrate the legedary comedian


My Family’s ‘Bridge’ to Brooklyn

A writer reflects on his family’s long-standing relationship with the cast of ‘Brooklyn Bridge,’ a short-lived yet beloved TV show about a Jewish family in 1950s NYC


The Ga-Ga Saga

The game is a staple of Jewish summer camps. But where did it come from?

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