Poland: Bagels, Beer, and a Book

For many travelers, enjoying local food in the places they visit is one of the pleasures of travel. The same is true for Jewish travelers. However, for them, there is a catch. Unless there are kosher eating establishments in the area in which they are traveling that serve kosher versions of the local cuisine, Jewish … Continue reading Poland: Bagels, Beer, and a Book

Kraków: Food and Prayer

Writing is remembering. In the 1920s, ten percent of Poland’s population was Jewish; thirty percent of Warsaw’s residents were Jewish. Compare this with the United States today, where Jews make up between one and a half to two percent of the general population and approximately thirteen percent of the population of New York City. For … Continue reading Kraków: Food and Prayer