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My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
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Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
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Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.