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My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways