Michael Skakun

Kenneth Libo, Jewish Historian, Dies at 74

Kenneth Libo, an award-winning Jewish historian and a former editor at the Forward has died at 74. He co-authored ‘World of Our Fathers.’

Sconces and Scrapbooks: A Visit to the Madoffs

We arrived, two scribes-for-hire, at the Madoff residence on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. “Queens High Baroque,” we said sotto voce in unison as we stepped off the elevator and into the vestibule of the Madoffs’ apartment. It was a wet day, and we quietly removed our galoshes.