Tad Taube, a successful San Francisco businessman and philanthropist, has been directing considerable resources towards efforts to revive Jewish life in Poland, including the recent opening of the multi-million dollar Museum of the History of the Polish Jews.
Where did they come from, anyway -- and aren't we glad they're here to stay!
Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
What is the Chanukah-latke link? Although Chanukah is not one of the ancient holidays of the Old Testament, it is more than 2,000 years old. Yet potato latkes -- the food most identified with the celebration of Chanukah -- have been around for barely a few centuries. No one really knows why potato latkes (Yiddish for "pancakes") have become so...
In deciding to sever ties with big-name restaurateurs Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook, the owner of Citron and Rose said it was time for his Main Line kosher restaurant to “take off the training wheels.”
Judith Leiber reflects on a remarkable life that has encompassed surviving the Holocaust, creating the iconic handbag company that bears her name and witnessing the opening of a museum devoted to her craft.