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It’s not every day that you can help a city recover its history.
But that’s what happened recently in Lviv, in western Ukraine, when I served on the jury for an international design competition to mark and memorialize key sites of Jewish heritage.
Sponsored by municipal authorities...
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As far as narrative goes, Megillat Esther is one of the most exciting parts of the Tanach. It is rich in religious significance and considered a seminal text on the miracle of Jewish survival, the story of Esther, the orphan girl who is chosen in a nationwide beauty contest to become...
July 29, 1999 | 8:00 pmAll her life, Jeanette Kopitowsky has been searching for a face in the crowd. She scans strangers' faces for someone, anyone who looks like herself. Her biological mother. Her father. A sibling.
The playwright-actress, who was abandoned by her parents as a baby, grew up in foster...