From loss to joy to annoyance, wrestling with the places we come from
Episode 105: Writer Annabelle Gurwitch on being her elderly mother’s drug mule; plus the creative duo behind the one-man film ‘Wrestling Jerusalem’
My grandfather was never able to say kaddish at his father’s grave. Decades later, I’m grateful to be able to fulfill his wish.
After my family’s raucous Passover meal, we’d escape to the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus at Madison Square Garden
How my mother uses costumes at the Passover Seder to keep our family whole
When both a father and his offspring are leaders, what’s the most ideal dynamic between them?
Though the faces at Seders may change, family traditions—hopefully—remain with us forever
‘However wonderful, miraculous, glorious and cute Sammy may be, becoming a grandfather is not something, on some egotistical level, I’m entirely comfortable with’
After years of forgoing the ritual, she insisted on one last seder
Going on a book tour just a few weeks after my father died, I learned how to walk in his shoes—literally