Books

Nothing to be ashamed of

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Parodist Allan Sherman helped invent the American Jew of today, says biographer Mark Cohen.

Mark Cohen on Allan Sherman

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"So he did something very important, and I think we're still living in the Allan Sherman moment. He helped to invent the American Jewish personality that we see everywhere today," biographer Mark Cohen says.

Faith, Social Justice, and Public Policy: A Progressive’s View

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Gary Maring will discuss his new book, Faith, Social Justice, and Public Policy: A Progressive’s View, at Congregation Beth El in Bethesda. Maring is...

Experiencing chasidic life with jujitsu-practicing rabbi

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Journalist Rebecca Dana chronicles her time living with a lapsed Chabad rabbi in Brooklyn in her new book, Jujitsu Rabbi and the Godless Blonde....

Chronicling the (Rahm) Emanuel brothers

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by Fran Kritz Ezekiel Emanuel, 56, older brother of Chicago Mayor Rahm and Hollywood agent, Ari, has just written a book about the three superstar...

‘Hot Mamalah’ – a pop culture book to make you laugh

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She is the woman who wakes up in the morning with plans to conquer what terrifies her. She is the woman who is not...

Ben Katchor illuminates the results

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The graphic novelist speaks at Sixth & I by David Holzel Senior Writer Ben Katchor pondered the topic of sardine cans during his appearance at Sixth &...

They always had France

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So begins a buddy courtship, during which Kalaj proceeds to throw open doors and create opportunities for the shy narrator.