Valentine’s Day: Embracing a Non-Jewish Family Tradition with my Whole Heart

When I was 17, my family hosted a French exchange student. Isabel had never spent any significant time in the US, and our job was to make her feel at home and to introduce her to American culture. I think we did a pretty good job, engaging her in the hustle and bustle of the […]

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A Lost Identity: The Past Reconsidered

Review of Helen Fremont’s After Long Silence, which recounts her personal reconstruction of identity after her family survives the Holocaust, albeit not without spiritual confusion.

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