Death

Tea and Cookies and Death

Tea and Cookies and Death
By September 29, 2017

How my experience at a “Death Café” helped me prepare for Yom Kippur. Read More

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Fyvush Finkel and the Yiddish Walk of Fame

Fyvush Finkel and the Yiddish Walk of Fame
By August 15, 2016

One thing that remains of the actor’s legacy is a star on Manhattan sidewalk bearing his name. Read More

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Robin Williams’ “Jesus Was a Jew” Schtick

Robin Williams’ “Jesus Was a Jew” Schtick
By August 11, 2014

“Of course he was Jewish! Thirty years old, single, lives with his parents, come on!” Read More

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In Cartoonist Roz Chast’s Memoir of Aging Parents, Laughing is Coping

In Cartoonist Roz Chast’s Memoir of Aging Parents, Laughing is Coping
By May 14, 2014

“Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?” is an intense, humorous, painful exercise in catharsis. Read More

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