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May 31, 2018

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 of librarians and book sellers who came by

for a copy of The Knish War on Rivington Street. So many people now have the story and th...

May 27, 2018

Last year, just before The Knish War on Rivington Street went to press, I re-learned the lesson

about being careful of what you wish for. Months earlier I suggested that the book have a recipe in the back, so families could make their own knishes—especially for families...

August 20, 2017

In 1916 when the knish war heated up, when Benny and Solly’s fathers were cutting the knish prices one cent at a time, the penny was still worth something. As Ben Franklin put it…“A penny saved is a penny earned.”  

Or as my Grandpa would say as he put a few pennies in...

July 27, 2017

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 Society Museum & Library.

This is a Family Program perfect for children.

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New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

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