Israel-Inspired Eatery Opens in Chicago

Chef C.J. Jacobson’s menu is inspired by his time in Israel as a professional volleyball player.

Peter Yarrow Contemplates Life Without Mary

Peter Yarrow, one third of Peter, Paul and Mary, speaks to the Forward about how his folksinging career has been guided by Jewish principles, especially Tikkun Olam.


Carnegie Deli Offers Ode to Fiddler With ‘If I Were a ‘Wich Man’ Sammy

The sandwich dresses corned beef and brisket (from the butcher Lazar Wolf, of course) with Tevye the Dairyman’s Swiss cheese (because it’s holy) and Russian dressing.


Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest Is My Sport

Did you know you can win big bucks for eating a lot of traditional American food? When our summer food fellow found out, she decided that this was a ‘sport’ she could actually enjoy.

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