The Phantom Yiddish Writer

Shoshana Rose was so beloved a performer and writer, that when she died in November of 1968, an editor wrote ‘The Forverts and its readers have been orphaned.’

Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Racist Jokes

Daniel Handler, who wrote “A Series of Unfortunate Events” under the pen name Lemony Snicket, made a series of racist remarks during the National Book Awards.

Shipment of Tasers and Swords Headed for E. Jerusalem Marked 'Christmas Decorations'

A shipment of knives, swords, fireworks and Tasers bound for eastern Jerusalem was intercepted by Israel Police.

Cooking Allergy-Free, and Me

A writer with multiple food allergies reviews Jenna Short’s new “Cooking Allergy-Free,” and finds its contents both revelatory and delicious.

Moroccan Tagine with Apricots and Almonds

This wonderful chicken stew from Jenna Short’s new cookbook is free of almost any allergen you can think of — plus it’s delicious and easy to make.