One Victory Against Death

Self-confidence and inner strength were my weapons in my mother’s battle against cancer. 

My Special Sister

I’m in awe of the intelligent and reflective young woman my little sister, who is autistic, has become. 

A Common Thread

Sewing binds me to my great-grandmother and my family’s heritage. 

Anti-Semitism Is A Real-life Drama

Living with my French cousin exposed me to the fears of Jews living in France. 

A Mother’s Sickness, A Daughter’s Revelation

Coping with my mother’s illness makes me appreciate life and my loved ones. 

Honoring An Unsung Hero

Your family’s existence may be credited to Aristides de Sousa Mendes, savior of thousands of Jewish lives. 

Precious Pancakes

As family members age, traditions become sweeter. 

Turn Back the Clock

Reflections of a daughter who misses her mother.

Men Of The Year

When asked who inspired you the most in 2012, two writers responded: my dad. 

Brooklyn Dispatches from Super Storm Sandy

Three eyewitnesses from one borough in hard-hit New York City.