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Mayor Yidl Itzik Koch, May His Memory Be For A Blessing

Arthur Kurzweil | Posted 04.06.2013 | Religion
Arthur Kurzweil

To some, Mayor Koch will be remembered as the signer of our nation's first pooper-scooper law. To others, it will be his extraordinary work creating affordable housing in New York City. To me, it was being asked to help trace his Jewish family history and genealogy.

A Heady Evening With Hedy Lamarr

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

2010-11-30-hedy3.jpgWhen she first appeared in Algiers in 1939, the entire audience gasped. Hedy Lamarr was that beautiful.