A March 26 explosion in New York’s East Village killed two people and destroyed three buildings. Ab Cahan’s great nephew Alan Kaufman is on a mission to help and rebuild.
Leo Szilard was a Jewish physicist who conceived nuclear chain reaction and helped birth the Manhattan Project. His story is now a polished off-Broadway musical.
Nat Goldberg grew up shuttling to Africa, so co-owning a Nigerian cafe isn’t as big a jump as it sounds. The cuisine at Buka is authentic — just don’t call it ‘fusion.’
Ezra Goldstein is much more than a bookstore owner. He’s a beacon for readers and a magnet for countless writers who live within a stickball bat’s swing of his Park Slope store.
There are as many versions of cold borscht as there are countries in the Olympics. Even the name and spelling changes depending on the country it’s from.
Rebecca Lepkoff, who came of age during the Depression, has suddenly become the ‘it’ girl for a group of socially conscious photographers in an era of pinup girls.
Israeli artist Nir Hod’s series ‘Mother’ amplifies one woman from Franz Konrad’s famous 1943 photograph “The Boy From Warsaw Ghetto.”
A single silver shekel from a famed ancient revolt stole the spotlight at a recent New York coin auction. The price: a cool $1.1 million.