Gianna Palmer

The Cook Behind America's First Yiddish Cookbook

Hinda Amchanitzky was a Lower East Side celebrity. She authored the country’s first Yiddish cookbook featuring Jewish classics and recipes she picked up on her travels.

Eldridge Street Shul Recalls Founding

The Eldridge Street Synagogue held a reenactment of its founding 125 years ago. There was klezmer music, Yiddish acting and a celebration of its role in Jewish life.

Rosenberg Sons Revisit Secretive Past

The sons of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg made a rare joint public appearance for a screening and discussion of ‘Daniel’ a movie inspired by their parents’ infamous trial.

On Net, Virtual Mayors Stake Claim to Famed Jewish Spots

You get to be ‘mayor’ of a place on web site foursquare.com by checking in there regularly. We found some surprising mayors of famed spots associated with Jews.