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Family & Friends · Music

My Hanukkah–Christmas Song

By Eleanor Foa Dienstag
By Eleanor Foa Dienstag

As a child, I found nothing strange about the fact that, despite our being Jewish, we had a huge tree, hung with lots of sparkly decorations, with a panoply of presents underneath. We were Americans. We loved Christmas. So did everyone else.

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Arts & Culture · Fine Art

The World of Frida Kahlo

By Eleanor Foa Dienstag
By Eleanor Foa Dienstag

Now through November 1, a wonderful and unique exhibition at the New York Botanical Garden is celebrating the visually rich world of Frida Kahlo’s home, garden, and art—with a strong accent on the garden.

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Arts & Culture · Books

2013 Nobel Prize Winner: Alice Munro

By Eleanor Foa Dienstag
By Eleanor Foa Dienstag

Alice Munro's drama is largely that of the human heart—what used to be pigeonholed as “women’s fiction.” Munro transcended that genre decades ago. She had become an essential literary treasure and source of pleasure.

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