By Susan Silver
It May Not Be A Golden Age, But Television Today Has Much To Offer
Dear Mr. Letzler, Many thanks returned for your thoughtful, informative letter in response to my article on Mrs. Maisel. First of all, yes, of course you are correct: It’s a rimshot! I stand corrected. Second, when I see your location is Germany, your thoughts and opinions are all the more meaningful to me. ( As…
I Dated Lenny Bruce And Knew Joan Rivers. ‘Mrs. Maisel’ Gets Them Wrong.
For 20 years I had a successful career as one of the first female sit-com writers, with credits including “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “The Bob Newhart Show” and “Maude,” among others. After a Writer’s Guild Strike in 1989, I moved from Los Angeles to New York and took a year off to re-connect with…
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New York Voices
99 years ago, she was born on the Lower East Side (and she still remembers everything)
In Case You Missed It
װי דער סאָװעטישער ייִד איז געשאַפֿן געװאָרןHow the Soviet Jew was madeאין זײַן ראָמאַן „מידת-הדין‟ ווײַזט דוד בערגעלסאָן ווי פּאָגראָמען האָבן איבערגעצײַגט ייִדן צו שטיצן די סאָוועטישע מאַכט.
Israel’s ‘Roe v. Wade’ moment could be around the corner
The Jewish stake in Jan. 6 is bigger than you think
The underground abortion my mother had, and the one she didn’t