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(JTA) — I am a huge fan of monogamy. My wife and I have been married for — well, let’s just say we met in high school (we didn’t get together until after college, but I was trying to avoid saying “a long time”). I took it personally when Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman announced they were splitting after 3o years of marriage, and rejoiced at news of their reconciliation. I get weepy when David Attenborough talks about animals that mate for life.
A version of this article originally appeared in New Voices.
Ruth Baron Ziff, a real-life Peggy Olson who made it in the “Mad Men” era of advertising, died last Saturday at the age of 92, according to The New York Times. Those of a certain age should remember her — she created the Mr. Whipple campaign for Charmin toilet paper, familiar to anyone who watched television in the ‘60’s or ‘70’s.
“Eishet Chayil.” The woman of valor. We never sang it in my home — it wasn’t part of our Shabbat tradition — but I’ve sat many times throughout my life at tables where the song was sung, the old dirge melody, ostensibly in honor of the woman of the house. Singing the song, I was always told, is a moment to pay tribute to that woman, a way for her family to appreciate their mother and wife.
A Romanian photographer found a unique way to celebrate diversity and combat racism — by traveling around the world, taking gorgeous portraits of women along the way.