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 By Cindy Sher    Features    June 26, 2020

Amy Krouse Rosenthal's husband pens memoir about moving on

(JUF News via JTA) - When Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Jason B. Rosenthal first got married, they brainstormed long-term marriage goals. Some that made the list: "Get dressed up and go on dates," "Record...


Writer A.J. Jacobs traveled thousands of miles to thank everyone who had a hand in his morning coffee

(JUF News via JTA)-Author A.J. Jacobs has encouraged his three sons to be grateful for all they have. He and his wife urge them to write thank-you notes, to thank the bus driver, even thank their... Full story

 By Cindy Sher    Features    July 20, 2018

Weddings are lovely, but it's the marriage that matters

CHICAGO (JTA)—My sister was married on a beautiful summer day many years ago. Those of us in the wedding party took pictures in a garden before the ceremony. As maid of honor, one of my duties was to hold up the train of her dress so it wouldn’t... Full story

 By Cindy Sher    Features    March 24, 2017

Billy Crystal on being Jewish, playing ball and more

(JUF News via JTA)-The inimitable Billy Crystal is back on the road. The six-time Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, producer, director and writer-most recently of a book of essays, "Still Foolin'... Full story

 By Cindy Sher    Features    March 18, 2016

The masks we wear on Purim-and on Facebook

CHICAGO (JUF News via JTA)-Like so many other Jewish little girls on Purim, both my big sister and I would dress up for our annual Purim carnival as Queen Esther. The morning of the carnival, my mom... Full story


'70s sitcom king Norman Lear on making groundbreaking TV shows

CHICAGO (JUF News via JTA)-Norman Lear describes a lot of encounters in life as the "foolishness of the human condition"-and he's examined that foolishness for nine decades and counting on television... Full story


Chicago Jewish filmmaker Harold Ramis dies at 69

CHICAGO (JUF News)-Actor, director and writer Harold Ramis died on the morning of Feb. 24 at his Glencoe, Ill., home. Ramis, 69, died from complications from vasculitis, an autoimmune disorder that... Full story


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