Beneath the Placid Exterior: Ruth Wisse is a small, gray-haired woman who is not afraid to use sharp words; she once accused The New Yorker of “hate-mongering” when it came to Israel.
Dorit and David Nahmias of Nahmias et Fils
Happy Moment: Orthodox young men celebrate the Daf Yomi at a packed New Jersey stadium.
Happy Moment: Orthodox young men celebrate the Daf Yomi at a packed New Jersey stadium. They heard calls for unity of Jews, but what they really meant was unity of the Orthodox.
Pure Gold: Schmaltz was once a treasured part of our cuisine. Then life became one big fitness craze.
Purim Party: In Hasidic Boro Park, the Purim celebrations go all night.
?Bored? in Brooklyn: Writer Jonathan Ames relaxes with the Forverts at a cafe near his home in Boerum Hill. His show aims for a comedic take on the hippest borough.
Authentic: Cohen plays in 2010.