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Portrait Of The Artist As An Older Man

Jewish Week Book Critic
12/08/2009
I would love William D. Kaufman’s stories even if he weren’t 95 and this wasn’t his first book.

Portrait Of The Artist As An Older Man

Jewish Week Book Critic
12/09/2009

I would love William D. Kaufman’s stories even if he weren’t 95 and this wasn’t his first book.

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A Pilgrim's Progress With New York's Jews

05/12/2000
Staff Writer
Last January, dozens of well-heeled New Yorkers gathered at Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria to raise money for the archbishop of New York's last gesture toward the Jewish community he held so dear. The archbishop's birthday dinner raised $1.5 million for the establishment of the John Cardinal O'Connor Distinguished Chair in Hebrew and Sacred Scripture at St. Joseph's Seminary, the Westchester institution that trains future priests. O'Connor wanted to teach seminarians greater respect for the Jewish roots of Christianity.

Crashing The Kosher Party

10/29/2004
Staff Writer
If you were walking the blue-carpeted aisles of the Javits Convention Center this week, sampling the items at the 16th Kosherfest food and food service trade show, you noticed some familiar names. Empire. Osem. Gold’s. Jackie Mason — as in Jackie Mason’s Cheesecake. And you also saw some relatively new names, like Lilly, Carol Ann, Rosie, Aunt Gussie and Steve’s Mom — women’s names.
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