There are as many versions of cold borscht as there are countries in the Olympics. Even the name and spelling changes depending on the country it’s from.
Stanley Kubrick, director of “Dr. Strangelove,” “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “Lolita” is the subject of a new exhibit in San Francisco, which explores his Jewish roots and his unmade film “Aryan Papers.”
A March 26 explosion in New York’s East Village killed two people and destroyed three buildings. Ab Cahan’s great nephew Alan Kaufman is on a mission to help and rebuild.
Leo Szilard was a Jewish physicist who conceived nuclear chain reaction and helped birth the Manhattan Project. His story is now a polished off-Broadway musical.
Hurricane Sandy teamed up with a wobbly economy to devastate Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach. Even a year later, the Jewish neighborhood is struggling to get back on its feet.
Nat Goldberg grew up shuttling to Africa, so co-owning a Nigerian cafe isn’t as big a jump as it sounds. The cuisine at Buka is authentic — just don’t call it ‘fusion.’
Ezra Goldstein is much more than a bookstore owner. He’s a beacon for readers and a magnet for countless writers who live within a stickball bat’s swing of his Park Slope store.
When I talked to cookbook author Susie Fishbein in September, she was at home in Livingston, New Jersey poised to whip up her mother’s recipe of peach cake with soy milk for Shabbat dinner.
After a long day of prayers and atonement, the Yom Kippur fast ends at sunset and Jews gather to Break Fast and break bread.
Rebecca Lepkoff, who came of age during the Depression, has suddenly become the ‘it’ girl for a group of socially conscious photographers in an era of pinup girls.