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  • A story of love and disappointment ,and the life of artist Camille Pissaro

    September 2, 2015 | 11:55 am

    Alice Hoffman’s sentences possess a musical cadence that demand to be read aloud like poetry, which I often did with great pleasure as I read “The Marriage of Opposites” (Simon and Schuster). 

    The story of Rachel Pomié Petit Pizzarro and her son, the renowned Impressionist...

  • A homeless heart for Sukkot

    September 18, 2013 | 1:36 pm

    I want to tell you about a man I’ll call Jack. Jack was a man who slept under the 405 underpass that I cross on my walk to synagogue every Shabbat. For a long time, I didn’t really see him. He was tucked away in the bushes next to the on-ramp. But that’s not what kept me from...