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'Little White Lie' — Untangling Family Secrets, Finding New Identity
Originally Posted: 03/16/2015 - 11:28am | Type: Blog

A young Jewish woman, raised as white, learns she's not. The Schwartzs seemed like any other Jewish family in Woodstock, N.Y. except for one thing: Mom and Dad were obviously ...

The Anniversary of My Father’s Death
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 3:01pm | Type: Blog

I found out that he had died when I crawled from bed at dawn the next morning, yawning and jonesing for cartoons, only to find a bath robed neighbor stoking the fireplace, and my father disappeared into ether. ...