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A New Romantic Comedy for the Manhattan Jewish Set

By On May 14, 2014

“There are two types of people in the world. Those the sun shines on, and there are those who sell lox.” Walter “Putzel” Himmelstein is clearly one of the latter. At “30-ish,”… Read More


A Kaiser Roll in the Bodega

By On July 26, 2011

Vanessa Hidary calls herself the “Hebrew Mamita.” She was raised on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, in a Sephardic Jewish family, surrounded by predominantly Latino neighbors. Hidary has appeared on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and… Read More

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