Month: April 2016

Opposite Sides of the Street—locations in the “field” of Jewish ethnography

On opposite sides of the street on the corner of 54th Street and 13th Avenue in Borough Park are two very different kinds of eateries. On one side of the street is a “hip” café called 1982, and on the other is an unassuming-looking kosher take-out place, Shem Tov Catering. I spent some time in each of these establishments last… Read more →

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