“Houdini’s Astounding Jewish History Revealed!”, Forward magazine, October 2018










“‘Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini,’ at the Jewish Museum of Maryland through January 2019, manages to make the mythical magician’s story feel fresh — an achievement that’s almost as hard as making an elephant disappear, which Houdini did.”  More


October 5, 2018 at 12:31 pm Leave a comment

“Smoked Watermelon Ham Is The Newest Kosher-Friendly Food Trend”, Forward.com, October 5 2018







“This ham’s not kosher. But it’s not exactly treyf.  That’s because the ruby-red, sweetly smoky ham at New York’s Ducks Eatery is a watermelon. As in, the fruit.”  More

October 5, 2018 at 9:49 am Leave a comment

“One Of Quebec’s Best-Known Political Commentators Is A Jewish Convert Fighting Anti-Semitism”, Forward.com, September 28 2018








“Born into a French-Canadian family and educated by nuns, Lise Ravary makes an unlikely Jewish voice. But since converting to Judaism nearly two decades ago, Ravary’s widely read opinion columns have brought a singular perspective to Quebec’s complex politics.”  More

September 30, 2018 at 12:28 pm Leave a comment

“The Jewish deli is having a moment in places where you’d least expect it”, The Washington Post, September 23 2018










“Craving pastrami on rye? Maybe a good sour pickle? A nice chopped liver?  You’re so on trend.”  More

September 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm Leave a comment

“The Guy Behind The Vegan Cashew Cheeses That Are Unbelievably Pareve”, Forward.com, September 20 2018








“Five years and hundreds of home-kitchen experiments later, Michael Schwarz sits atop a vegan cheese empire. Treeline Cheese, his Kingston, NY company, sells luscious cashew-based cheeses through more than 1,000 retail outlets nationwide.”  More

September 21, 2018 at 2:42 am Leave a comment

“Montreal Bagels Are Like Chewing Broken Glass, According To Food Critic”, Forward.com, September 20 2018







“Are Montreal bagels like “chewing broken glass”?  Mimi Sheraton thinks so. And a tweet to that effect sparked a tsunami online this week.”  More

September 21, 2018 at 2:39 am Leave a comment

“Gastro-Nomical”, NY Daily News, Sunday September 16, 2018









“Fall is harvest season; in the Big Apple, that means a bumper crop of food festivals. From lattes to latkes, here are our favorites.”  More

September 21, 2018 at 2:36 am Leave a comment

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