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A Milestone at the Western Wall

17:03 29 October in Latest, Uncategorized
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by Marilyn Cooper Mar Cheshvan’s Rosh Hodesh, the monthly holiday celebrating the new moon, is traditionally associated with bitterness because Cheshvan contains no holidays. But now there will be a happier historic association with the month: Last Friday in Jerusalem, following centuries of Jewish women being...

A Moment with Gary Shteyngart

12:38 15 October in Latest, Uncategorized
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[caption id="attachment_18892" align="alignleft" width="240"] Photo © Brigitte Lacombe[/caption] After three novels chronicling the experiences of Russian-Jewish immigrants in America, Gary Shteyngart has turned his attention to a nonfiction version of the story--his own. His memoir, Little Failure, was released this year to much acclaim--the New York Times called it "raw,...