June 2016 archive

Stitching History

Stitching History from the Holocaust, a small exhibit that packs a big punch, is currently on view at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. It tells the story of Paul and Hedwig “Hedy” Strnad, a Jewish couple living in Prague in 1939. Desperate to obtain an affidavit to escape the onslaught of Nazi…

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Soom Tahini

Soom Tahini is the tahini used in many of the hottest restaurant kitchens across the nation. Everyone from Michael Solomonov of Zahav to Alon Shaya of Shaya is proclaiming it’s the best they’ve ever tasted. Soom is a Philadelphia-based, certified women-owned company started by Amy, Shelby, and Jackie Zitelman—three very hard-working sisters. Their mission is…

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