By Laila Caron
Of Egg Creams, Ed Koch and 49 Other Facts You Didn’t Know About Jewish New York
1. The first Jews to set foot in North America arrived in New York as a group of 23 in 1654. 2. Congregation Shearith Israel, founded in New York in 1654, was the first synagogue in the colonies. It was the sole purveyor of kosher meat until 1813. 3. By the late 19th century, there…
Conan O’Brien’s Hasidic Maskmaker
‘When one puts on a mask, one frees oneself,” said Stanley Allan Sherman. Sherman has been making masks for over 30 years, yet his career defies easy categorization. His clients have ranged from pro-wrestlers to high-wire walker Philippe Petit, for whom he created a top hat that would remain on his head during performances. Sherman…
‘Whose religious freedom?’: Scenes from a Jewish rally for abortion rights
New York Voices
99 years ago, she was born on the Lower East Side (and she still remembers everything)
Is Elon Musk Jewish?
The Buffalo shooter blamed his problems on the Jews. Tucker Carlson’s response will only make things worse
In Case You Missed It
Jewish Queer Youth is growing. For closeted Orthodox and Sephardic teens, that ‘means the world’
Minnesota GOP apologizes for Soros puppetmaster video
Israeli ambassador says House Democrats’ call for US probe of journalist’s killing isn’t ‘fair’
Look beyond the Buffalo murders. The extremists’ ideology is mainstream on the right.