Shaya is far from the only eatery offering excellent Jewish cuisine in this culinary capital.
It’s not lost on the writer that she throws the least kosher Shabbat either side of the Mason-Dixon Line. For her, it’s a means of adapting in non-Jewish spaces.
Jews have long been a part of New Orleans’ frenzied history — but in some ways, they are still not completely integrated into the city’s society.
The Whitney Plantation has been called “America’s Auschwitz,” and the story it tells shows parallels between the Jewish and African-American experiences.
In this year of police shootings and #BlackLivesMatter, Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen: An American Lyric” proved to be a significantly insightful read.
New “Teach For America” instructor Sophia-Marie Unterman wonders how she’ll teach the Holocaust if her new students have never heard of it before.
Growing up in Kansas and living in Louisiana, Sophia-Marie Unterman has become an expert on living as a Jew in exile. Here are her eight tips for survival in what many Jews think of as flyover country.
Sophia Marie Unterman went to Poland with her family in search of her grandmother’s home. What she found was a troubling land of anti-semitic kitsch reminiscent of a Jewish Rainforest Café.
Louis Kittner was at work when a small group of prominent North Carolina businessmen came into his shop and asked the Polish Jew to join their club. Its name? The Ku Klux Klan.
What happens when a nice Jewish girl starts fantasizing about the perfect non-Jewish boyfriend? Sophia Marie Unterman chronicles a dating odyssey that’s equal parts ‘Sex and the City’ and ‘Portnoy’s Complaint.’