Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774

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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
"If you also see your mother when you look in the mirror, you are not alone," says Laura Arens Fuerstein, author of My Mother, My Mirror: Recognizing and Making the Most of Inherited Self-Images. Fuerstein, an analytic therapist with more than 30 years of clinical experience, explores a mother's influence on her daughter without blaming Mom. "This book does not...
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Israeli director moves into new role with wartime messages lived and learned
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"I'm not there," the two military men seem to say as they morbidly grapple with guarding the precious, if onerous, cargo they cart back home -- news that the wife/mother they greet as the door opens has had her soldier spouse/son/daughter die in combat. As attendants to the Army's Casualty Notification service, the soldiers seem like casualties themselves, dissociated from...
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Covering the spread means more of a challenge when what you're tackling is not middle linebackers but middle age. After all, if the Eagles think it's tough and rough dealing with boo-birds, try boomers and empty-nest syndrome. Carole Lonner has. And her middle ages romp is no Renaissance fare: "The Kids Left. The Dog Died. Now What?" is a musically...
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Fredda Sacharow, JE Feature
Howard Reed owns a small piece of American-Jewish history. Family lore has it that his maternal grandmother, Rebecca Steiner, was the first woman to graduate from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy -- itself the first such institution in North America -- circa 1900. Now Reed, a retired postal clerk, is writing his own chapter in his people's history as the National...
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Better yet, if you knew what she would say, give a listen
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Is Susie Green ... cursed? She's got a successful -- if philandering, frumpy -- husband; a gorgeous Hollywood Hills home -- maybe a bit too close to the noxious next door neighbor; and a sense of fashion that a lion would envy if he ever ran out of bold stripes. How could she be cursed? "Not cursed, you m#$**&!!$ idiot;...
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