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To Be Leonard Cohen

A tribute to the man who’s influenced my entire songwriting career, on his 82nd birthday

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It’s 93 Candles for Shimon Peres

The ninth prime minister of Israel was surprised by hundreds of IDF soldiers, who helped him ring in his 93rd birthday

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My Kosher-for-Passover Birthday

A writer learns to cope with those times when her birthday overlaps with Passover—thanks to her mother’s cookies

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Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen!

The grand rabbi of song turns 81

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Five Books to Read on Adam Kirsch’s Birthday

How better to celebrate Tablet’s literary critic?

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Happy Birthday to Me, Happy Birthday to Me. Remind Me: How Old Am I Now?

We mark kids’ birthdays and the yahrzeit dates of older relatives we’ve lost. But for parents, our own special occasions get overlooked.

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