Just what a title says. Michael Floreak of The Boston Globe spoke with me about Yiddish food.
Just click on Passover when you get to the CFRB 1010 page to hear me talking about Passover with deli legend Zane Caplansky, chef Eyal Liebman, and sommelier Rebecca Meir-Liebman on Zane’s weekly Let’s Eat program.
The Jewish Journal has an excerpt from Rhapsody that complements the Globe’s quite well.
The Globe and Mail has a nice excerpt from Rhapsody–and on the front page of the print edition’s Life & Arts section, yet. You can find it here.
Give a listen to Kara Rota and me talking about matzoh, Rhapsody in Schmaltz and other burnt, if not quite burning, issues at Clever Cookstr’s Quick and Dirty Tips.
Someone slipped Ted Cruz an advance copy of Rhapsody in Schmaltz and looked what happened. It’s a book that changes lives. Now he deserves to eat kreplekh (see pp. 180-81).
The ultimate insider-outsider discourse, laden with ancient wisdom, and the no less wise ability to poke fun of it. Jake Marmer has written a fabulous, really insightful review of Rhapsody in Schmaltz in the Chicago Tribune. You can find the review right here.
Ahoy there, readers! Rhapsody in Schmaltz comes out in a week and Wex is gearing up to go to the States, Europe and beyond. Okay, maybe not beyond Europe, but definitely Europe. We are now planning his lecture schedule for spring/summer in Europe and North America in the fall/winter. Please share this blog post freely and get […]
With Rhapsody in Schmaltz coming out in a couple of weeks the interviews are coming in thick and fast. Here’s one Wex did for Steve Lipman at The Jewish Week. Over the last decade, author-translator Michael Wex has become the public voice of Yiddish culture — especially for the non-Yiddish-speaking public. A native of Canada’s Alberta province […]