Cotopaxi, Colorado, was once a windswept mountain colony dotted with tar paper shacks. This is what happened to it and its Russian Jewish pioneers.
A formerly observant writer — who shall remain anonymous — launches a column about forbidden foods. It starts in Madrid. With pork. On Shabbat.
Just think of Theodor Herzl and what do you see? A long, lush, black beard, fit for a modern day Moses. And here’s the thing: I touched it.
Lyla Black of Queens just wanted her father to sleep without being afraid. So she created the Lyla Tov monster. For which she won a major award. At age 8.
Bess Myerson was a Bronx beauty and so much more. She made her mark by winning the Miss America pageant— and famously refusing to change her name to something less Jewish.