Ruth Wachner Pagirsky with her daughter

Are New York's Classic Jewish Food Spots a Dying Breed? Discuss.

Jewish-food luminaries say preserving culinary traditions is up to a new generation.

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.

The Liqueur-Making Jews of Curacao

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

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.