New: “Meet The Israeli Performance Artist Critiquing Americans’ Obsession With Money”,, January 16 2020







“Who would pay a million dollars for a briefcase stuffed with just half of that?  That’s what Capitalist Man wants to find out.”  More

January 16, 2020 at 2:48 pm Leave a comment

New: “When will Jewish delis pivot to sustainable lox?”,, January 12 2020







“Since Jewish delis source and sell so much meat and fish, how have they handled sustainability, especially at a time of fierce food activism and climate concerns?”  More

January 13, 2020 at 12:27 am Leave a comment

New: “The Most Powerful PR Firms of 2019”, Observer, December 2019







For the seventh year, I edited the Observer’s PR Power 50 list, an “honor roll” of runner-up firms, and a roundup of rising stars in the industry.  You can see it all here.

December 17, 2019 at 1:37 pm Leave a comment

“Behind The Scenes At Toronto’s Glitziest — And Very Jewish — Steakhouse”,, December 4 2019








“Latkes, chopped liver, and pickles no longer appear on the menu at Hy’s.  But the steakhouse chain, which just opened a gilded 18,000-square-foot flagship in Toronto’s Financial District, has heimishe roots and a very Jewish backstory.”  More

December 4, 2019 at 4:46 pm Leave a comment

“You Can Now Book A Marvelous Mrs. Maisel-Themed Vacation In Miami”,, November 27 2019






“The Fontainebleau doesn’t just play Jewish on TV; it was designed by Morris Lapidus, a Russian Jewish immigrant whose hotel designs transformed Miami Beach’s landscape. At Passover the hotel’s historically been 2/3 occupied by kosher-keeping guests.”  More

November 27, 2019 at 9:21 pm Leave a comment

“Michael Solomonov Opens Yet Another Israeli Restaurant, In Philly’s Center City”,, November 27 2019







“It’s about 5,740 miles from Sansom Street in Philadelphia to central Tel Aviv.  But that distance got a little shorter this week with the opening of Merkaz, the latest celebration of Israeli food from James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Solomonov and business partner Steve Cook.”  More

November 27, 2019 at 4:17 pm Leave a comment

“Drake’s Blingy Toronto Restaurant, Pick 6ix, Shut Down”,, November 26 2019







“First, Drake got booed off the stage at a Los Angeles festival by concertgoers who apparently expected Frank Ocean to perform instead.  Now comes word that Drizzy’s blingy Toronto restaurant, Pick 6ix, was shut down this week for nonpayment of rent.”  More

November 26, 2019 at 5:56 pm Leave a comment

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