Gabe Friedman


For A.J. Jacobs, It’s All Relative

By Gabe Friedman

For A.J. Jacobs, It’s All Relative
To A.J. Jacobs, his ancestors include parents, grandparents — and 80 million others. The author is creating the world’s largest family tree, and it includes Daniel Radcliffe and Judge Judy.Read More


'Regarding Susan Sontag' Focuses on Life at Expense of Her Work

By Gabe Friedman

'Regarding Susan Sontag' Focuses on Life at Expense of Her Work
‘Regarding Susan Sontag’ delves into the critic’s complicated relationship to Jewish culture. But it is far from a definitive biopic, as Gabe Friedman explains.Read More


Of Mardi Gras, Britney Spears and 6 Other Things About Jewish Louisiana

By Gabe Friedman

Of Mardi Gras, Britney Spears and 6 Other Things About Jewish Louisiana
Jews make up just .2% of Louisiana’s population. But the community boasts the first Mardi Gras king, a Hurricane Katrina hero and even a town named Kaplan.Read More


Cooking Allergy-Free, and Me

By Gabe Friedman

Photographs: © 2014 Helen Norman Read More


Two Friends, 1 Mission and 65,000 Documents

By Gabe Friedman

Two Friends, 1 Mission and 65,000 Documents
Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman created the world’s largest collection of American historical documents in private hands and started a not-for-profit to share them.Read More



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