Son of a Rabbi: Houdini was known by his neighbors as a religious man.

The True Story of Harry Houdini's Tefillin

On Harry Houdini’s birthday, we take a trip to the newspaper archives of 1926 to uncover some forgotten information about the magician’s Jewish practices.

How Ziggy Gruber Became a 'Deli Man'

Ziggy Gruber is the star of the new documentary ‘Deli Man.’ He talked to the Forward about growing up in the industry, and why he came back to it as a professional chef.

The Weekly Dish

Everything you need to know about restaurant openings and closings, chefs on the move and tasty events happening in the world of Jewish food.

A Jewish Perspective on Preserving

Canning can inspire us to get in touch with Jewish ritual and practice, since food preservation and seasonality have been a part of Jewish dialogue for thousands of years.

Benjamin Netanyahu 'Regrets' Offending Israel's Arabs With 'Racist' Comment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he regretted offending Israel’s Arabs during a rallying call on election day last week that his critics had denounced as racist