Public television has a pretty good idea of which side its donations are buttered on. So when it’s fundraising time, the network rolls out Jewish-themed documentaries: “Life in the Jewish Bronx,” “Life in the Shtetl” and “Life in Jewish Brooklyn.” (As a Bronxite, I have to wonder what kind of life that possibly could have been.)
JTA — Brazilian Jews rarely require excuses for combining their love for a good party with their other great passion: red meat.
Your tax dollars at work: New York City councilman David G. Greenfield is calling on the restaurant-guide giant Zagat to up its coverage of kosher eateries.
I don’t know why it took me so long to start wondering what the kosher Kushners eat at home. I guess I was a little preoccupied with the more, well, political aspects of the election.
My doorbell rang one recent Friday, and when I answered the door a smiling stranger handed me a paper gift bag. Inside, there was a small, fragrant challah from Zucker Bakery and a hand-written note: