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Author’s Notebook | Rachel’s Roses by Ferida Wolff

Ferida Wolff, Rachel’s Roses, illustrated by Margeaux Lucas. New York: Holiday House, Available August  20, 2019. 112 pages. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What motivated you to write Rachel’s Roses? Ferida Wolff (FW): I was telling a friend about how my … Continue reading

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Lower East Side Tenement Museum | Snapshot, Take Two!

Yesterday I attended the encore Snapshot! event at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum at 97 Orchard Street in New York City. The first time I went to the museum was a few years ago to research an immigrant novel … Continue reading

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Museum of Jewish Heritage | A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

It seemed fitting that I would head into New York City today to research the St. Louis on the 71st anniversary of its sailing. After spending a couple of hours at the Joint Distribution Committee archives midtown, I traveled to … Continue reading

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