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Maimonides comes to New York, via Granada

This sounds interesting. New play in New York City featuring a woman who thinks she’s Maimonides, exploration of Sephardi folk tales and the expulsion from Spain: Polybe + Seats, the New York-based experimental theater, premieres Granada, the new play by…

Crumble in The Bronx

Cookies, that is. Seems that the bad folks at Brynwood Partners, owners of Stella D’oro, aren’t taking the NLRB decision that they’ve screwed over the 134 workers at their Bronx factory lying down. From the JM Times: Last week, a…

Specter hopes BZ is wrong

Perhaps Senator Arlen Specter was upset by BZ’s note that the Senate is now bereft of Jewish Republicans. A tidbit from the upcoming NYTimes Magazine interview with the party switching octegenarian. (ht Huffpo): Q: With your departure from the Republican…

Agriprocessing gets raided by ICE

Looking down at my “No Person is Illegal” shirt and getting angry and sad. While I’m here, anyone got any news about that Tsedek Hekhsher? Good thing I’m only eating Wise Organic these days: Postville, Ia. – At least 300…

Daniel Sieradski