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October 28, 2017

I came across this picture recently of Margaret Foley, a leading suffragette leader and speaker  who was cheered by crowds in Sullivan County in 1917.  Although local history was a required "subject" that we studied in 9th grade, I'm sure no one ever mentioned that nat...

October 24, 2017

The Knish war redux! What a thrill to have Florence Fabricant, Food Editor of the New York Times, write about the Knish War in her column, The Front Burner! You'll find a link to the original 1916 article that inspired my book, in her column online today and in the pap...

October 10, 2017

Now this is a real hoot! Just learned about a delicious blog site with a tasty story about the Knish War. You have to visit this site to see all the images and stories at Jama's Alphabet Soup

Leave a comment that mentions the word knish and you might win the book,...

October 10, 2017

On Saturday I had the fun of reading The Knish War on Rivington Street for a family program  that included parents, grandparents, and children. I started with pictures of the Lower East Side since I knew little children of today might not know what the world looked lik...

October 5, 2017

"Benny’s family opens a knishery and another opens across the street. The competition heats up. How will the Knish War end? Deliciously."  


                                   —Southern Jewish Life, Sept 2017...

October 3, 2017

Hot off the press!

Bookmarks with recipes for making knishes.

I made these for the family story time at the New York Historical Society...this Saturday afternoon at two o'clock.  

Looking forward to reading my picturebook, The Knish War on Rivington Street.

No knis...

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