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Russ & Daughters Passover Specialties Menu – place your order

April 12th, 2014 · 9:00 am - russanddaughters

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And, please note our holiday hours for Passover and Easter:

Sunday, April 13: 8AM-6PM
Monday, April 14: 8AM-5PM
Tuesday, April 15: 8AM-5PM
April 16-April 19: regular business hours
Sunday, April 20: 8AM-4:30PM

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PASSOVER & EASTER Holiday Hours at Russ & Daughters

April 11th, 2014 · 8:57 am - russanddaughters

*HOLIDAY HOURS: PASSOVER & EASTER*

Sunday, April 13: 8AM-6PM

Monday, April 14: 8AM-5PM

Tuesday, April 15: 8AM-5PM

April 16-April 19: regular business hours

Sunday, April 20: 8AM-4:30PM

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Russ & Daughters is honored to be featured in The Sturgeon Queens – an independent documentary.

January 30th, 2014 · 12:55 pm - russanddaughters

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You can watch the movie now at film festivals around the country, and in the Fall of 2014 on select PBS stations.

THE STURGEON QUEENS tells the story of four generations of the Russ family – and how they took their business from a tiny storefront stocked with herring barrels to the famed smoked fish emporium it is today. Created by Julie Cohen, the director of The Jews of New York on PBS, the documentary features an extensive interview with two of the original daughters for whom the store was named, now 92 and 100 years old. Other main characters include Niki Russ Federman and Josh Russ Tupper, the 4th generation family members who own and operate the shop today; Mark Russ Federman, who owned the shop from the 70′s to 2008; Herman Vargas, the Dominican immigrant, now a Russ & Daughters manager, who has worked in the store more than 30 years. The film also features interviews with longtime customers Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mario Batali, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morley Safer, and Calvin Trillin. The “narrators” are a group of colorful Russ & Daughters enthusiasts in their 70s, 80s, and 90s who sit around a table of fish reading the script in the style of a Passover Seder.

Upcoming screenings (please contact each film festival directly to purchase tickets):

  • San Diego Jewish Film Festival: February 6, 7, and 8
  • Washington DC Jewish Film Festival: March 2 (brunch event), Rockville, MD March 3
  • Boulder Jewish Film Festival: March 9
  • Houston JFF:  March 14
  • Desert Film Society, Palm Springs: March 15
  • Pittsburgh JFF: March 30
  • New Jersey Jewish Film Festival: March 30
  • Palm Beach “Best of the Fest” (Winner: best documentary): March date TBD
  • Austin JFF: April 3
  • Jacob Burns Center, Westchester County, NY: April 10 (closing night event for Westchester County Jewish Film Fest)
  • Rockland County Jewish Film Fest: Late April date TBD
  • Leonard Marwil Jewish Film Fest (Detroit): May 1 (Patrons’ Night main event). Also screening in Ann Arbor: May 4 and Flint: May 8
  • National Center for Jewish Film (Brandeis University):  early May date TBD
  • Manhattan JCC, CineMatters Series: May 20
  • Witchita, Kansas, Mid Kansas Jewish Federation:  Summer date TBD
  • Kingston, NY,  (theater TBA): September 16
  • Boston Jewish Film Festival: November date TBD
  • The Jerusalem International Jewish Film Fest:  Winter date TBD
  • Phoenix Jewish Film Festival: February 2015

WNET/13, WLIW/21, and NJTV will be broadcasting The Sturgeon Queens in the Fall. Exact dates and other PBS broadcasts will be listed in the coming months.

For more information about the movie, please visit the filmmaker’s website: www.thesturgeonqueens.com.

We’ll update www.russanddaughters.com with information as we receive it too.

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Spectacular Caviar to Celebrate the New Year, at Russ & Daughters

December 31st, 2013 · 10:29 am - russanddaughters

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This year’s caviar is outstanding! There’s still time to arrange for a fabulous New Year’s Eve experience!

Russ & Daughters is known by generations of caviar lovers around the world because our expertise and access allow us to select the highest grade caviar. We’re thrilled with our caviar selection this year and are happy to help you find the caviar to suit your needs. Available at many price points, and to suit many palates, Russ & Daughters caviar is the perfect way to celebrate the start of a beautiful new year.

There’s still time to get your caviar in time for New Year’s Eve. Russ & Daughters is open on New Year’s Eve: 9AM-6PM and on New Year’s Day: 9AM-4PM.

Happy New Year and all the best to your family, from the Russ & Daughters family!

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Holiday Hours: Christmas & New Year’s

December 16th, 2013 · 8:19 am - russanddaughters

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Holiday Hours in the shop for Thanksgiving and Chanukah

November 22nd, 2013 · 12:59 pm - russanddaughters

Please note the shop hours for the Thanksgiving and Chanukah holiday week:

Monday 11/25   9AM – 7PM

Tuesday 11/26   9AM – 7PM

Wednesday 11/27   9AM – 7PM (CHANUKAH: 1ST NIGHT)

Thursday 11/28   CLOSED (THANKSGIVING)

Friday 11/29   8AM – 8PM

Saturday 11/30   8AM – 7PM

Sunday: 12/1  8AM – 5:30 PM

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Chanukah is almost here! Place your order for Russ & Daughters latkes!

November 20th, 2013 · 1:13 pm - russanddaughters

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PLEASE CALL US AT 212-475-4880 TO ORDER LATKES FOR CHANUKAH AND THANKSGIVING.

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An Appetizing Thanksgiving at Russ & Daughters

November 20th, 2013 · 1:08 pm - russanddaughters

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3rd Generation – Mark Russ Federman – embarks on a book tour!

November 6th, 2013 · 1:44 pm - russanddaughters

FedermanRUSS&DAUGHTERSThird generation Russ – Mark Russ Federman – is touring the country with his heartfelt memoir “Russ & Daughters: The House That Herring Built.”  Here’s your chance to kibbitz with him in a city near you!

We’re excited to announce that the book is a New York Times Best-Seller and it was also recently named to The Huffington Post‘s list of Best Food Books of 2013!

11/3/13: LA JOLLA, CA
Lawrence Family JCC
10:00 a.m.
With Paula Shoyer

11/7/13: WEST HARTFORD, CT
Mandell JCC
7:00 p.m.
With Jamie Geller and Allen Salkin

11/10/13: ROCKVILLE, MD
JCC of Greater Washington
9:30 a.m.

11/18/13: OCEANSIDE, NY
Temple Avodah
7:30 p.m.

11/19/13: EAST HILLS, NY
Sid Jacobson JCC
10:30 a.m.

12/8/13: GETZVILLE, NY
JCC of Greater Buffalo
7:30 p.m.

1/5/14: SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ
JCC of Central New Jersey
10:00 a.m.

1/21/14: ARMONK, NY
Congregation B’nai Yisrael
7:00 p.m.

2/5/14: BOCA RATON, FL
B’nai Torah Congregation
3:00 p.m.

2/11/14: GREENWICH, CT
Temple Sholom
12:00 p.m.

3/2/14: PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL
JCC of the Greater Palm Beaches
10:00 a.m.

3/2/14: BOYNTON BEACH, FL
Ross JCC of the Greater Palm Beaches
5:00 p.m.

3/30/14: STATEN ISLAND, NY
Hillel at the College of Staten Island
11:00 a.m.

4/3/14: WOODBRIDGE, CT
JCC of Greater New Haven
7:30 p.m.

5/4/14: LOS ANGELES, CA
American Jewish University
4:00 p.m.
with Ori Brafman, Ilana Edelstein, and Allen Salkin

 

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Russ & Daughters selected by Travel + Leisure Magazine as one of “America’s Best Places to Eat Like a Local”

September 24th, 2013 · 2:36 pm - russanddaughters

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