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Me and Molly–A Play about Half Sizes

Gertrude Berg (1899-1966) made a career out of bringing the Jewish-American experience to the nation.  In 1929, she wrote, produced and performed in the radio drama The Rise of the Goldbergs, later renamed simply The Goldbergs. It stayed on the … Continue reading

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Remembering Alice Reingold

Alice Reingold, the grandmother of a high school friend, lived the high life in Hollywood from the 1920s to the 1960s. Of a German Jewish background, she “married down” when she took up with an Eastern European Jew. He proved … Continue reading

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