An Upstate family is grieving after a 1-year-old boy was found drowned to death in a Brooklyn toilet last night.Making the story even more heartbreaking is the fact that the boy and his family were visiting relatives in Brooklyn to celebrate the Jewish new year at the time of tragedy.According to au ... More >>
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Rosh Hashanah is coming up on Sunday and to celebrate, we have a Jewish holiday dessert from Chef Marc Taxiera off the Russian Tea Room's holiday ... More >>
If you've never been seduced by gefilte fish, it's time to give the wonderfully fishy dumplings another go.
Rosh Hashanah begins on September 16 and the Center for Jewish History is preparing with a celebration of Jewish cuisine, past and present. It will touch on the fascinating evolution of gefi ... More >>
Campaigns test and reveal character, and we've learned a lot about Eric Schneiderman's character that we didn't know when he launched his "reform" candidacy for attorney general. The lessons of the last few days include:
--Hoodwinking the New York Times into thinking he was the anti-Cuomo ca ... More >>
Governor Paterson has delivered a week-long "time-out" to people jabbering and fighting about the proposed downtown Islamic Center. Hey, perhaps it's a good time for a break from our religious intolerance and real estate bitchiness, at least for a little while.