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Subtle Bodies | New York Journal of Books

September 9, 2013


Subtle Bodies by Norman Rush portrays a happy marriage. Read my review on New York Journal of Books. See my additional remarks on Norman Rush

Mel and Miriam Alexenberg: An oral history of a Jewish-American-Israeli marriage – New York NY

May 10, 2011


Today is Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and I’d like to mark the day by sharing an oral-history from The Jewish-American Marriage Oral History Project of a couple of Jewish New Yorkers and artists who throughout their half-century marriage have alternated their residence between Israel and the United States. I interviewed Petach Tikvah, Israel residents Mel […]

Fred Terna and Rebecca Shiffman: An oral history of a Jewish-American marriage

November 11, 2010


In March 1939, four months after Kristallnact and six months after the Munich agreement under which Czechoslovakia was compelled to cede the Sudetenland, the German speaking areas that abutted the German border, to Germany, German troops occupied the rest of Czech speaking Bohemia and Moravia in what is today the Czech Republic, and a puppet […]

Eden | New York Journal of Books

October 11, 2010


David Cooper’s review of Yael Hedaya’s novel Eden compares Jessica Cohen’s translation with Ms. Hedaya’s original Hebrew. The novel features two marriages and a teenage girl all of whom are at-risk and in varied states of distress. Read the entire review on   An excerpt from Eden appears in Words Without Borders

Keith and Cindy Hamada: An oral history of a Jewish-American marriage – New York NY

September 1, 2010


With the new school year about to commence many New York area Jewish parents will have to find a way to fund their children’s day school tuitions. In my June 10, 2010 post I shared my interview with Mindi Wernick and Malkie Grozalsky in which they speak of having made financial sacrifices to send their children […]

Gary and Judy Simon, an oral history of a Jewish-American Marriage

July 2, 2010


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The Jewish-American Marriage Oral History Project: interview: Mindi Wernick and Malkie Grozalsky

June 10, 2010


via To read the interview click here In Monday’s article I introduced the The Jewish-American Marriage Oral History Project. In honor of Brooklyn Pride’s 14th Annual Pride Celebration this week the first Jewish-American couple whose interview will appear in this column is a Brooklyn lesbian couple, Mindi Wernick and Malkie Grozalsky, whom I interviewed […]

The Jewish-American Marriage Oral History Project

June 7, 2010


Three years ago in a moment of introspection I realized that the two things in my life that are most meaningful and contribute most to my emotional well-being are my marriage and myJewish identity. At the time I was looking for work in journalism and my wife asked me “If you could write about any […]

Why couples fight in public

October 11, 2009


Psychologists and marriage counselors explain Why couples fight in public.

anti-gay marriage parody (thanks )

January 22, 2009