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  • Reunion Doc Strikes Political Chord

    By Tom Tugend

    May 5, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    When Danae Elon, daughter of famed Israeli journalist and author Amos Elon, was 6 months old, a Palestinian Muslim knocked on the door of her home in East Jerusalem and asked for a job.

    He was hired on the spot and for the next 20 years, Musa Obeidallah was Danae's nanny,...

  • Ask Wendy

    By Wendy Belzberg

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Absent Father Wants to See Daughters

    Dear Wendy,

    My father left my mother when my sister was 8 and I was 5. His visits became increasingly infrequent until, about 20 years ago, we stopped hearing from him altogether. Recently he got in touch with my sister, told her he was...