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Book Review: Daughters of Iraq by Revital Shiri-Horowitz

Seen through the eyes of the daughters, an often fascinating account of a Jewish family forced to move from their rich home in Iraq to a tent in Israel. Read More »

Book Review: Paper Children: An Immigrant’s Legacy by Marcia Fine

The title Paper Children is rather appropriate for the wrong reasons. Read More »

Karpas: The Ultimate Passover Hors D’oeuvre

Plagued by the "fifth question" of "when do we eat"? Use karpas and a well-equipped veggie tray to forestall hunger until "shulchan orech." Read More »

Book Review: The Accidental Anarchist by Bryna Kranzler

Early-1900s Russia and Poland form the backdrop of this rewarding, darkly-humored story of a revolutionary Jewish officer in the anti-Semitic Russian army, sentenced to death three times. Read More »