Sometimes in the holiday season, we can feel lost. And in this lovely essay, Simon Feuerman explains how dreadful and lovely that feeling can be.
She was a world-renowned foreign correspondent who knew FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt. So, why was Ruth Gruber in Susan Shapiro’s writing group?
Lynn Roth honors the memory of her late father Michael Roth with this heartfelt and humorous story of his spiritual journey.
Figuring out what to call a grandmother can be touchy. But that wasn’t the case for Judi Sadowsky’s Grandma Tatala.
A veteran comedy writer tries to do some end-of-life planning, all the while maintaining her sense of humor.
For years, Laurie Gwen Shapiro didn’t think her grandmother Fanny’s story was worth telling. Then she discovered the astonishing history.
As a physician, Dr. Jessica Zitter was trained to be practical. But when she learned her dying patient’s history, all that training flew out the window.
When he left Russia, Boris Lokshin has “refugee status.” But you won’t find him comparing himself to true refugees. Let him explain.
Donald Trump may not be analogous to Hitler, but Jews know all too well what we need to fear from the current administration.
When Mark and Vera Mednikov arrived in Minnesota, they knew little about America. Years later, they can teach all of us a lesson in what it means to be a citizen.
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