When Ezra Millstein’s wife suggested buying a burial plot, he first recoiled at the reminder of his mortality. Then, he saw the romantic side of her proposal.
At a Brooklyn middle school, an after school program teaches Yiddish to secular public school students. In this audio report, Michele Siegel explains why Kindershule is more than just a different version of Hebrew school.
A.J. Jacobs is building the biggest family tree in history, with thousands joining ‘reunions’ worldwide. His more immediate family includes his wife, Julie, their three sons and a whole lot of board games.
Irving Fields has been lighting up jazz lounges, speakeasies and bars for more than eight decades. The piano man explains how he’s still holding down a gig at the Park Lane Hotel as he nears his 100th birthday.
A New York nighttime food fest returns, a Boston eatery goes Kosher, and everything else that’s happening this week in the world of Jewish food.