By Amanda Gordon
A New York lox company has boomed during the pandemic — by selling smoked salmon from England
(JTA) — Every Sunday growing up in northwest London, Simon Joseph would arrive home after playing football (American soccer) with friends and feast on toasted bagels with cream cheese and smoked salmon. It was a beloved ritual, one of the only times during the week that the whole family gathered around the table to eat….
Abe Foxman: Don’t Judge My Book by Its Cover (But Feel Free To Remove It)
Don’t judge a book by its cover is a phrase that can warm any author’s heart. But how does an author react when readers tell him that they remove the cover when reading his book in public? If you’re Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, you accept the feedback knowing you’ve done…
Eliot Spitzer and Victoria Floethe Celebrate the ‘Good Book’
Slate recently hosted a party to celebrate the transformation of one of its editorial projects, a blog about reading every page of the Bible, by the Web magazine’s editor, David Plotz, into “Good Book,” published last month by Harper. Since Plotz more or less summarizes the Bible in a 21st century vernacular, we thought it’d…
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