• Colonial Creamery: exquisite ice cream the old fashioned way

      Dougherty, Jake (2021-05)
      Covid-19 created an environment that limited everyone's ability to enjoy the little things in life. Once trivial activities that we all took for granted were stripped from us in the blink of an eye. As life slowly returns to normal with individuals' comfort levels increasing daily, we will hopefully see the fruits of everyone's cooperative labors to eradicate this virus. Once this happens people are going to look towards their familiar comforts. Going out and eating with friends is one of those familiar comforts, debatable the comfort that has been missed the most as this pandemic pursuits.
    • A growing American identity within a Jewish community: Kingston, New York, 1880-1960

      Ehrlich, Miriam (2018-05)
      In the 19th and 20th centuries, many Jewish people immigrated to America to escape anti-semitism in Eastern Europe. Frank Reher was one of these immigrants. He opened up a successful Jewish bakery in Kingston, New York, where there was a growing Jewish population. His family provides a case study of one family who developed an American identity, largely through Americanizing events in their synagogues. However, they never lost touch with their Jewish identities.