Here is a piece I wrote about the OTHER Trump Magazine. It was created in 1957 by Harvey Kurtzman, who started MAD Magazine, and published by Hugh Hefner. It lasted two issues.
And here’s a neat little museum show depicting the Jewish ghetto (in NYC at the turn of the century, and in Eastern Europe) in postcards. I love old postcards. They tell you a lot, not just about what’s in the picture on the front, but about what people who buy postcards want to see.
Here are some recommendations of children’s books about great civil rights leaders your family should know about who are NOT Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
And here are this year’s winners of the Sydney Taylor Awards for best Jewish children’s books!
Shocking no one, I squeal some more about Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, which recently produced possibly the most Jewish episode of TV comedy ever.
In Mamaleh Knows Best book news, I’ll be at Beth El Synagogue in Omaha on February 2, and at The Brotherhood Synagogue in NYC on March 3. More upcoming appearances on the Mamaleh Knows Best web site.
Also, one of my kids and I went to the NYC Women’s March. It was great. Here is a sign I liked.