By Ellie Kahn
Before he died, he recorded songs and stories for his future grandchildren
A father’s final gift: 'The Wheels on the Bus' and Dr. Seuss
Lessons from our father, one bag of ‘fish’ at a time
For Father’s Day, I recently spoke with Dena Schechter and Mel Levine about their father, Sid Levine, who died in 1995 at the age of 82. I had interviewed Sid years ago for the documentary, “Meet Me at Brooklyn & Soto,” about the East Los Angeles Jewish community where he grew up. He described the…
A Second Chance at Motherhood
“I always say that I was born to live.” Helen Grun Moss As an oral historian for 30 years, I’ve interviewed many Holocaust survivors, and for most, Mother’s and Father’s Day are a painful reminder of parents who were murdered, as well as a joyful celebration of the miracle of being parents themselves. This was…
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