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 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...

 
 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'...

 
 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...

 

'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...

 

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...

 

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