In Times Square, a Borscht Belt throwback with fried kreplach, kugel and the Yiddish-inflected songs of Dani Luv.
‘The Physician’ has sold over six million copies. At Noah Gordon’s peak in the 1990s, six of his books where German bestsellers at the same time.
“She was Shiite from the South. When she learned I was Israeli, she was shaking. Slowly, Slowly I approached her, and we passed that obstacle.”
Jews have always been key to Chinatown’s success. But can the neighborhood survive an ongoing pandemic and rising bigotry?
Bob Dylan and Paul Simon once shopped here. Now, The Music Inn provides an authentic setting for shows like “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”
Knish politics, like the knish itself, was once a New York thing as much as a Jewish thing.
Was Murray Greenberg, founder of Murray’s Cheese, really a Communist who fought in the Spanish Civil War?