From necessity to laughingstock.
Some things haven’t changed in 70 years.
The custom of parents giving their children coins on Hanukkah—known as Hanukkah gelt—is well-known today, but goes almost unmentioned in pre-20th-century sources. It seems that. . .
Seth Lipsky’s new biography of Abraham Cahan, founder of the Forverts, sheds light on his break with Marxist orthodoxy and anti-Zionism to form a new,. . .