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are there good knishes left in NYC?

There are the handmade knishes at Liebman’s in the Bronx that are good, though inconsistant. But having stopped into Knish Nosh with TheWanderingJew and being absolutely horrified and disappointed with their product; and having been saddened by the product at…

Just call me a snowball in hell…

I’ve grown tired of the ridiculous attacks on Obama. Maybe it’s a visceral reaction b/c of all the “if you do X, you’re clearly a self hating jew/anti-semite” bs that gets lobbed around, especially in the j-blogosphere. But Tim Russert,…

Nothing brings back memories…

… like pastrami. And placemats. And those letters. The ones where Aleph and Samech become the N and D in 2nd Ave Deli. So much has been written about the return, about Deli whiz-kid Jeremy Lebewohl taking over the family…

Ethical Travel = a mitzvah

Let’s face it. When we travel, we’re not always thinking about our impact on the world. For those of you that do, you’re awesome. But often times, when we get to our hotel room, we take a minute to flop…

Oyhoo heeds Ruby's advice… kinda…

Last year, the Oyhoo festival was a week of insanity, 29 events and a 2 day conference crammed into a week that also had Selichos and September 11th. With several artists playing multiple events, this dilluted the audiences for some…

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