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"V” Vegetarian Sandwich Bar 1259 Park Avenue (between 97th and 98th), New York, NY 10029 Tel: (212)
Darna Restaurant 600 Columbus Ave. (corner 89th Street) New York Tel.: (212) 721-9123; http://www.darnanyc.com Open: Sun.-Thurs.: lunch, 11:30
Milk Street Cafe 50 Milk Street, Boston (Also at Norman B. Leventhal Park, at Post Office Square) 617-542-FOOD (3663) http://www.milkstreetcafe.com Kosher Open: 7am-3pm Walk through Boston’s financial district on a hot
379 Whalley Avenue New Haven, Connecticut Tel.: (203)
Taam Tov 41 West 47th Street, New York Tel. (212)
2026 Irving Street, San Francisco, Tel: (415) 731-2548, Open:
Jelly Belly Visitor Center and Factory Tour One Jelly Belly Lane Fairfield, California Tel.: 800-JB-BEANS Tour info: 800-953-5592 Free
2608 Broadway between 98th and 99th Streets, NY Tel.: (212) 865- 7334; http://www.la-creperie.com Open: Sun-Thurs: 11am-11pm Fri: 11am-2pm Sat: one hour after
Streit’s Matzos Factory Store, 150 Rivington Street, New York, Tel: (212) 677-0876, http://www.matzofiles.org, Hours:
At 6am on a recent Sunday morning, a group of us grabbed mountain bikes, helmets and water bottles and set out from Palmer, Massachusetts for Quabbin Reservoir, 10 miles northwest of us. We rode past the local airport, through the town of Belchertown, alongside Doug’s Taxidermy and Archery shop and… Read more...
This Jewish year, with its two Adars, affords aficionados of hamentaschen (Haman’s pocket, in Yiddish; in Hebrew, the goodies are called oznei Haman, or Haman’s ears) an extra month to contemplate and seek out the perfect
In honor of George Washington’s birthday on February 22, I ran an Internet search on the relationship between the first president and the Jews, and found some interesting results. For a good overview of Washington’s life, including the apocryphal “I cannot tell a lie” cherry tree story, it is… Read more...
When I was a kid, Tu Bishvat meant putting money in the Jewish National Fund pushke, singing “Hashkediah Porahat” (The Almond Tree Is Blooming) and eating almonds from Israel, or trying to avoid breaking teeth on dried carobs. The Internet has widened the options for observing the New Year of the… Read more...
In spite of the romanticized nature of his images, or perhaps because of it, it is David Roberts’s
69-66 Main Street, Flushing, New York Tel: (718)
153 East 53rd Street, corner of Lexington Avenue, at the sunken plaza of Citigroup Center, Manhattan. “Which building do you work in?” asks Avraham Matayav, the friendly,