A week after Sandy struck, senior citizens are still trapped in their apartments in Coney Island’s Amalgamated Warbasse Houses. There’s no power. They rely on volunteers for food. And they’re running short on hope.
Hurricane-force winds and historic flooding from superstorm Sandy have devastated the Brooklyn neighborhood of Sea Gate, a gated community on the western tip of Coney Island that is home to several hundred Jewish families.
The Ninety-Nine Pound Powerlifter
After a decade behind closed doors, George Washington’s famous “Letter to the Jews of Newport” is once again on display. Paul Berger gets a first look.
Tunisian Jews After the Revolution
Life of the Dead: The Jewish Cemetery of Tunis
Choose Your Own Apocalypse
As Jewish day schools look for new ways to keep tuition down, Yavneh academy in Paramus, NJ has been integrating technology and online learning into the curriculum.
Molly Yeh, a contributor to the Jew and the Carrot, shows us how to make her family’s Chinese soup dumplings.
Many Hasidic parents named their daughters ‘Chaya Mushka’ following the death of the Lubavitcher rebbe’s wife, Chaya Mushka Schneerson, in 1988. Within a few years, her namesakes began filling classrooms, and now many of them are starting families of their own.