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Nationwide Knish Shortage After Factory Fire

AP | FRANK ELTMAN AND VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

COPIAGUE, N.Y. (AP) -- A fire at a factory billed as the world's biggest maker of knishes has created nationwide shock and oy for those who can't seem...

Notes from a Kickstarter Campaign

Laura Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laura Silver

A month until Thanksgiving and already I'm brimming with gratitude. Thirty days, $5,000 and 70 backers. The magic and the mania of my Kickstarter cam...

My Big Jewish Halloween Costume

Laura Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Laura Silver

Kosher dairy restaurants populated the strip from 14th Street to Houston. Now, it's mostly dumplings and pierogies. But I'm proud to inhabit the knish suit and to re-infuse Jewish history into a hipster zone -- and Halloween.