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On the Jewish Food Scene: Jews and pizza

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

My mother said the first time she tasted pizza it was love at first bite. She also claimed that someone in her family’s past must have been Italian. (That doesn’t seem plausible because her mother’s family was from Germany and her father’s from Russia, but …

On the silver screen: Filming Jewish history

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

On Sunday, August 14, at 2 pm, nearly 50 of us gathered in the sanctuary of Congregation Bnai Israel, a simple, but beautiful, 100-year-old wooden synagogue in the picturesque Catskill village of Fleischmanns, NY. Punctuating a lecture by Dr. Eric Goldman on “The…

Jewish Online Resources 9/23/22

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering educational and recreational online resources. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

The Jewish Book Council will hold the virtual 2022 Jewish Writers’ Conference o…

Jewish Online Resources 9/8/22

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering educational and recreational online resources. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

Qesher will hold a variety of online Jewish tours and programs. All programs will…

Jews in Baseball: Jews, Dodgers and Brooklyn: Before the diaspora

By Bill Simons

It was 1956. Growing up in Brooklyn, 9-year-old Nathaniel Silver rooted for the hometown Dodgers. And his hero was Gil Hodges, their slugging first baseman. When a bank announced that Hodges would sign autographs, Grandpa Jules, an immigrant, fatuously claimed to have played…