Sunday, December 21, 2014 Kislev 29, 5775
By:
Judy Petsonk, JE Feature
I was walking down a street in Jeru­salem when I came to a sign: Queen Shalom-Zion Street. A Jewish queen who was not named Esther — and I had never heard of her! That’s how I met the unsung heroine of Chan­ukah.
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Philadelphia artist and writer pens an imaginative memoir — with the assistance of her deceased father.
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Jane Biberman, Inside Feature
My father got into computers 20 years after he died,” claims Esta Cassway. “I was not particularly a believer in spirits,” says the local painter, lyricist and writer. That is, until 1992, when her father’s restless spirit, apparently relishing its afterlife, began interfering with her work. “I had been asked by Aronson Publishers to write and illustrate a two-volume set...
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By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
A University of Pennsylvania grad hopes her memoir will inspire women to fight back when faced with unpleasant midlife surprises.
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Top off your weekend with a trip to the Katz JCC in Jersey for a star-studded line-up at the annual Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture.
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By:
Sally Friedman
Write a memoir in six words? It sounds preposterous, but Larry Smith has compiled books from such six-word missives, including one focused on Jewish life. Hear him speak at three local appearances over the coming weeks.
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