Michael Kaminer

Carnegie Deli Shut Down Over Illegal Gas Line

Con Ed contends that the famous deli used “a Y-shaped piece of plumbing” to misappropriate natural gas for six years.

New East Village Mexican and All the Weekly Dish

The very latest news about restaurant openings and closings, chefs on the move and tasty events happening in the world of Jewish food.

Reform Movement Sheds Publishing Arm

The Union for Reform Judaism is handing over its in-house publishing arm to Berhman House, a venerable New Jersey-based publisher if academic and Jewish books.

Photograph by Richard Avedon
© The Richard Avedon Foundation
From the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Richard Avedon, Photographer of Influence and Power

Photographer Richard Avedon made his living on fashion, beauty and celebrities. But the eye behind some of the 20th century’s most iconic images also brought a keen political edge to his work.

A Whole Lotta Deli and All the Weekly Dish

Everything you need to know about restaurant openings and closings, chefs on the move and tasty events happening in the world of Jewish food.

Montreal Baker Is Kneading It Old School

A new bakery making classic challah and rye is touted as Montreal’s best in a city with a deeply entrenched, highly tribal bakery culture.

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Everything you need to know about restaurant openings and closings, chefs on the move and tasty events happening in the world of Jewish food.

5 Things About Lincoln and the Jews

Honest: Abe Lincoln made Jews part of his life and work at a time when we were a barely visible minority in the young nation.

How Abraham Lincoln Became America's Moses

Harold Holzer helped assemble ‘Lincoln and the Jews,’ a new exhibit at the New York Historical Society. He talks about Lincoln’s unusual affinity for a tiny American minority.

Sigalit Landau Brings Jerusalem Snow to Canada

Sigalit Landau’s new show might be her saltiest yet. The haunting assemblage of objects includes a bridal gown, violin, and fishing net encrusted in gleaming salt crystals from the Dead Sea.