Abigail Pogrebin

David Wolpe Leads Top 50 Rabbis' List

04/02/2012

 

Rabbi David Wolpe, who heads the largest Conservative synagogue west of the Mississippi, made his debut atop Newsweek’s list of the 50 most influential American rabbis.

What Nora Ephron Can’t Remember

02/22/2011
Editor and Publisher

Nora Ephron says that when she was young and would come to her screenwriter mother with her problems, the response would be, “Everything’s copy — someday this will be funny.”

Gary Rosenblatt

What Nora Ephron Can’t Remember

Nora Ephron says that when she was young and would come to her screenwriter mother with her problems, the response would be, “everything’s copy – someday this will be funny.”

In a conversation with journalist Abigail Pogrebin on Wednesday evening at the JCC Manhattan that ranged from hilarious to poignant, Ephron observed that her mother’s attitude was “counter-intuitive to what a parent with a heart feels.” But it provided her with “unbelievable survival” skills, she added.

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