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  • Friendship, Essex & a Gift from a Cat

    By Ilana Angel

    August 27, 2016 | 1:47 pm

    I am a social person and it is not hard for me to meet people or engage with strangers. I am socially gifted, yet I have a small group of selected friends. I write about my life openly and am humbled by how many people not only read about my search for ways to keep the faith, but...

  • Where Is Home? U.S. or Israel?

    By Edoe Cohen

    May 4, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    One, two, tree."

    "No, dad! It's one, two, thhhhreeee."

    Growing up with Israeli parents in Los Angeles was often uncomfortable. I never felt completely at home. My parents were not locals, yet I was. They pronounced things differently with heavy accents: "Thhhhreeee," not, "tree!"