Sunday Jun 16
Culinary Intelligence: Dutch left quite a mark on food world
When we talk about the settling of North America, the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth is the first thing that comes to mind for most of us.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
'Escape tunnel' found under Nazi concentration camp
After months of speculation and rumors, the city of Utica has finally secured an American Hockey League team according to a report by the Vancouver Saturday is the first day of bass fishing season, and I'm hoping I can celebrate it the same way I did last year.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Journal News
Yonkers Polish center's saleto Mormons back on
The state Supreme Court has given the Polish Community Center permission to proceed with the sale of its hall to the Mormons.
I.B. Singer and the Problem of Surviving
Herman Broder is a gangly loser who's won the biggest prize of all: his life. After surviving the Nazi onslaught in Poland by hiding in a haystack, he emigrates to America - specifically, Coney Island - with the gentile Polish woman who hid him, and who is now his wife.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Ghitis: When the imams went to Auschwitz
In Lindenhurst accident. right lane blocked on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 EB at Rt-109.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Gesher Theatre Explores Challenges of Dramatizing I.B. Singer's 'Enemies'
Isaac Bashevis Singer's novel "Enemies, a Love Story" is about Jews who survived the Holocaust, then ended up in the United States in the 1950s to start their lives anew.
Thu May 30, 2013
Ilona Szwarc's American Girls
Over the past two years, Ilona Szwarc has documented over a hundred girls and their American Girl dolls.
Tue May 28, 2013
Debut Novelist Helene Wecker Dreams of Jinnis
In "The Golem and the Jinni," Helene Wecker mines the mysticism of two peoples to masterfully create a magical world out of clay and fire.
Fri May 24, 2013
Oscar-winner Cotillard shines in 'The Immigrant'
Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard has given her all, and even learned another language to play a Polish woman struggling with the realities of 1920s New York in James Gray's terse new film, "The Immigrant." The drama, premiering Friday at the Cannes Film Festival, was filmed at Ellis Island, N.Y. -- where millions of immigrants arrived ... (more)
Re-Envisioning the Homeless
On a warm Friday evening, Eugeniusz L., a grizzled Pole with burgundy skin, stood up at a dinner table lined with guests.
One Man's Strange Path from N.Y. Jew to Hindu Honcho
In 1968, only six years after founding the AEPi chapter at his Long Island University campus, Steven Silberfein took one of the thousand names of the Hindu god Vishnu and became Sridhar Silberfein.
Wed May 22, 2013
Hugo Chavez Protege Insists He's a Jew
I'm a Jew, Too : Nicholas Maduro insists he's no anti-Semite, despite being a follower of Hugo Chavez.
Mon May 20, 2013
One On 1 Profile: After 30 Years With Sonic Youth, Musician...
Thurston Moore has been part of the New York music scene for three decades, and he's still going, proving to be a rare example of lasting independence in the music industry.