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  • Director casts ‘Room’ in compassionate light

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    2 weeks ago

    Lenny Abrahamson jokes that he is perhaps the third best-known Jew in Ireland. The first is former Israeli President Chaim Herzog, who grew up in Dublin on the same street as Abrahamson’s mother and played with her as a boy; the second is the fictional character of Leopold Bloom in...

  • Words of Wisdom or something like it.

    By Julia Bendis

    March 21, 2011 | 5:52 pm

    - When people say that they are only 5 minutes away, they are really 20 minutes away.

    - If your Doctor’s appointment is at 3 p.m., show up at 3:15 to skip sitting in the waiting room.  It works like a charm!

    - When your kid is going on and on about something, and the story doesn’t...