The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Russ & Daughters Delivers When We Need It Most

For 106 years, Russ & Daughters has been an integral part of the history of New York City, a touchstone in the lives of generations, and the torchbearer of Jewish food in America. Niki Russ Federman--who, along with her cousin Josh Russ Tupper, is a fourth generation owner of Russ & Daughters--took time to talk with us about the history of this iconic Jewish appetizer shop and how she and Josh are carrying on the tradition of this family business by providing home delivery across the country in the midst of a pandemic. To quote Niki, "We will get through this too because we plan on being here for you for another 106 years."

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