Tag Archives : 2013


Spelling it out, in Yiddish and American 5

So much fuss over a matzah ball, nu? Well, not a matzah ball, but a knaidel. Or is it kneydl? Or knaydl? Or kneidel? Because when Arvind Mahankali, a 13-year-old from Queens, correctly spelled ¬†the word for a doughy dumpling that even the most unengaged of Jews have consumed, he unleashed an unabahsed frenzy of […]