Daily Jewce: LES Synagogue Seeks Demolition, The Nick Kroll Show

In the news today: the New Yorker tries gefilte fish, Delia Ephron vs. J.Crew, and more Read More

By / December 28, 2012

• Landmarked Lower East Side synagogue Beth Hamedrash Hagadol is seeking permission to demolish the structure and rebuild as a mixed-use building with a synagogue on the ground floor. [Curbed]

• Our friends at the Gefilteria get some love from the New Yorker. [New Yorker]

• Are the Apatows line cutters? [Grub Street]

• Delia Ephron vs. J.Crew, round 2. [WWD]

• Jack’s Wife Freda, the South-African and Israeli-inspired SoHo brunch hotspot, has applied for a liquor license. [Grub Street]

• Nick Kroll, last seen as Network Jew all-star Ruxin from The League, has his own sketch comedy show airing on Comedy Central early next year. [Interview]

Here’s Kroll’s favorite Hanukkah memory, via Funny or Die: