Knish War coming to Essex Street Market!

Looking forward to a reading and a delicious knish tasting, too! June 23rd at 11:30-ish at the Essex Street Market at 120 Essex Street....

Knishes Make A Hit at Book Expo!

Just back from Book Expo book signing! Maybe the knish is going to be the new hot food! What fun! Sorry we didn't get a photo of the line...

Tune In to The Big Schmear Podcast

Beth Schenker, the host of thebigschmear.com does a podcast all about Jewish food posting two new episodes on the 2nd and 4th Monday of...

Knishes Reach Michigan!

A few month ago, on the day I presented The Knish War on Rivington Street at the New York Historical Society, I was lucky to meet Alice...

A Bookmark for Knishes!

Hot off the press! Bookmarks with recipes for making knishes. I made these for the family story time at the New York Historical...

Benny and Solly, my special Budsies!

Today, my two worlds collided in a delightful way. Weeks ago, wearing my toy reviewer hat for toyportfolio.com, I received a doll in the...

What's a knish? Part II

I thought I had exhausted all the stories about the historic knish war until yesterday, when I turned up yet another publication, the...

What’s the Plural of Knish?

Back in the day, when the New York Times wrote about the Knish War down on Rivington Street (Jan. 1916) the writer (not identified by...

So, What Exactly is a Knish?

Every once in a while I run into someone who has yet to taste a knish...sad, but true. "What is a knish?" they ask. Are there really...

Say it isn't so...

Molly had not heard yet about The Knish War on Rivington Street

The Boy Mayor of New York

I searched everywhere for facts on how the knish war of 1916 ended, but I found no answer. But a picture book needs an ending...enter...

Save the Date!

Join author Joanne Oppenheim for a reading and Q&A session on her new book, The Knish War on Rivington Street at the New York Historical...

Dateline: The Knish War of 1916

When I write a book, I like to think about what was happening in the bigger world outside of the story. Working on the Knish War on...

Music and the Knish War

During the knish war in 1916 the two knisheries featured music as attraction...this is from The Mediator, a newspaper of the day,...