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  • Don’t underestimate the power of the Jewish newspaper

    By Bill Boyarsky

    July 24, 2008 | 12:36 am

    If I have to blame anyone for my fate, I suppose it would be the late Peter Boyarsky, who put out a Yiddish newspaper in Chicago.

    Peter, my father's uncle, was an influential Chicago journalist in the early part of the last century. "Printers' ink in his blood," they used to say of...

  • Making His Mark

    By Tom Tugend

    August 29, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    On the afternoon of Monday, Sept. 4, American swimmer Mark Spitz won his seventh gold medal at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, and set his seventh consecutive world record. It was a feat unprecedented in Olympic history, and the handsome 22-year-old Californian became an instant...

  • Waking Jesse Jackson

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 22, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Our knee-jerk reaction every time the Rev. Jesse Jackson opens his mouth is, "Oh no, not again." We know it's unfair, we know it's jaded, but we have the same reaction when our friend's child practices his trombone scales in the living room the umpteenth time. Sure we like him,...
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