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Kevin Powell vs. Ed Towns, Round Three; Nora Sayre's New York

Bringing the Tent of Abraham to the Jewish Poor

They call it a modern-day “tent of Abraham,” a series of four cost-free restaurants—three in Brooklyn and one in Queens—where indigent Jews in need of kosher meals can sit at small, cloth-covered tables and be served by waiters five nights a week.

Greenpoint's Next Façade

“Why can’t we just say ‘life is weird’? What mechanism in our brain has given us the idea that routine is what we should do?” asks Amanda Browder, who doesn’t stop at just posing the question.


The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2010

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