Eat, Drink + Think

The Liqueur-Making Jews of Curacao

The oldest continually active Jewish congregation in the Americas? Hint: Check your margarita glass.

Yes, I'm From Austria. And I'm Jewish. Next Question.

When you come from a German-speaking country like Austria, be prepared for questions from American Jews. Here are Anna Goldenberg’s least favorite ones.

The Price of Redemption

The Torah instructs that the first son belongs to God. Whether one’s faith is by the book or by the heart, the author finds there is always a price for redemption.

Made in Philadelphia: The Marx Brothers’ first stage show, “I’ll Say She Is,” premiered in 1923 at Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre.

Of Stephen Sondheim, the Marx Brothers and 12 Other Things About (Jewish) Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has a history of pioneering Jews: the first movie theater in the world in Pittsburgh, and the Marx Brothers’ first show in Philadelphia are just two of them.

Benjamin Harshav, Literary Scholar and Translator, Dies at 86

Benjamin Harshav, a translator, poet and scholar of Hebrew and Yiddish literature, died April 23 in New Haven, Connecticut. He was 86.

Vertical Garden: At Expo 2015 in Milan, Israel will be represented by a futuristic billboard made of wheat, rice and corn.

At World's Fair, Israel Looks Back To Its Future

A ‘living billboard’ of grains represents Israel at the soon-to-open World’s Fair in Milan. Is the throwback to its agrarian past a good way to brand the start-up nation?