By Edie Jarolim
Rolled Beef, A Lost Jewish Delicacy
A deli delicacy that is facing extinction, rolled beef is relatively unknown, even among many Jewish communities. Its near demise is no surprise: The cost of making this pastrami-like item is high, while the demand for it is low. But according to Eddie Weinberg, owner of A to Z Kosher Meat Products in Williamsburg, Brooklyn,…
Searching for My Parents’ Past in Vienna
Courtesy Jewish Museum Vienna I know you can’t go home again, especially if home is a country your family was forced to flee. I was under no illusion that a lilting Strauss waltz would be the soundtrack to my visit to Vienna, where both my parents were born. Still, I’d traveled to the city earlier…
Oscar Nemon, Freud’s Forgotten Sculptor
Photo courtesy of Aurelia Young Sigmund Freud did not like sitting for portraits. The results, he claimed, never justified the time he was forced to remain idle. But his devotees wanted to see the great man immortalized, the more urgently as Freud aged. In 1931, with Freud approaching his 75th birthday, Paul Federn, a physician…
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