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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Samantha Heller –
Helping Keep America Healthy

Friday, January 10th, 2014
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Samantha Heller worries about your health. And that’s a good thing. With a dual Master of Science degree in nutrition and applied physiology from Teachers’

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Season of the Jewish Book:
Two Exhibits and One Personal Discovery

Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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Totally by chance (although maybe somebody up there is watching), two exceptional exhibits focusing on collections of rare Hebraic and Jewish Books and Manuscripts are

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Woman Around Town: Jill Iscol—Her Heart’s on Fire

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
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Visiting Jill Iscol, in her elegant Fifth Avenue apartment, is an unexpected New York surprise. An educator, activist, foundation director and now author of a new,

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The Obamas—Jodi Kantor’s Book Creates a Firestorm

Monday, January 16th, 2012
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In the acknowledgement portion of The Obamas, author Jodi Kantor thanks many of her friends for their support including Shira Stutman, adding: “Shira insisted that

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Woman Around Town: Lis Wiehl Finds Her Bliss

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
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Lis Wiehl, Fox News legal analyst and New York Times best-selling author, is a great role model for law students and young lawyers. Since graduating

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127 Hours and The Town—Films to See Before the Oscars

Saturday, February 19th, 2011
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Picture this: You want to see a movie, either at the theater or on pay TV. Looking over the available listings, you come up with

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Anita Stern: A Full and Decorated Life

Monday, December 20th, 2010
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The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real,

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Gail Green—Attention to Detail

Monday, July 26th, 2010
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Interior designer and architect Gail Green’s iridescent, sparkling prose is in striking contrast with her understated personal style, but is totally in keeping with her

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