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Brooklyn’s Beth Elohim Wins Landmark Grant Contest

05/21/2012 - 20:00

Congregation Beth Elohim of Park Slope, Brooklyn tallied the second highest number of online votes in the American Express Partners in Preservation program and will receive $250,000 for preservation. The contest was run in conjunction with the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

The Gift and Fear of Having Healthy Parents

12/19/2011 - 19:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist


When my mother- and father-in-law brought up the subject of taking a family vacation over the winter school break, my husband Michael and I weren’t surprised. We have come to expect that we will be invited to join my in-laws someplace warm and tropical, where the only rule is that if you want a strawberry daiquiri, you have to swim up to the swim-up bar to get it yourself so that you get a little exercise.

Deborah Grayson Riegel

The Blessings of a Dragon and Phoenix

11/09/2011 - 19:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist


It was my first day of my second semester teaching Presentation Skills and Business Writing at the Beijing International MBA Program at Peking University, the top business school program in China.

Deborah Grayson Riegel
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