By Alice Feiring
Nina Simone, the Mayor of Jerusalem and Me
‘Are you Jewish?” Nina asked me. This was more the kind of question I tended to get from shabbos candle-toting Lubavitchers, not the great Miss Simone. But there she was, sitting close to me in her suite, getting personal. I answered with the truth, “Yes.” She leaned over the couch, and in a low conspiratorial…
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My mother would deck me if I gave away her age, but let me just say that Ethel is closer to 90 than to 70. She continues to commute to work as a jeweler on Manhattan’s Bowery jewelry exchange, something she has done for more than 40 years. Depending on traffic, the roundtrip from Long…
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