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Newsfeatures and service pieces exploring topics ranging from life on the West Bank to finding the perfect afternoon tea in Manhattan's swankiest salons.

How Men Are Like Apples: A Rosh Hashanah Meditation

September 12, 2013

by Heather Robinson

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In the late summer days before the onset of Rosh Hashanah, I went shopping for apples at the Union Square Greenmarket in Manhattan. Strolling past tables of farmers hocking their wares and couples walking hand-in-hand, I thought about how...

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New Einstein Play Reveals His Simple Complexities

August 15, 2013

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Blueprint
by Julia Gorin

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“Who was the real Einstein?” the creators of the original new Off-Broadway play “Einstein” ask rhetorically. “The man who cruelly mistreated his first wife, or the one who worked...

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A Jug Of Wine And Thou

August 8, 2013

by Heather Robinson

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From The Jewish Week
by HEATHER ROBINSON

One couple’s real NYC love story, and the road from Merlot to marriage.

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She thought she might not be able to overcome her fear of marriage after her parents’ divorce. He feared he wouldn’t meet...

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Miss Israel, Yityish Aynaw, Dishes With Blueprint

June 16, 2013

From NY Blueprint

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Yityish Aynaw, Israel’s Ethiopian-born beauty queen, mingled with New York singles Tuesday evening at a Manhattan rooftop party underneath a celestial sky. Crowned in February, Aynaw is the first black Miss Israel. In recent ...

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Q & A with Georgina Rose, MD

April 22, 2013

From NY Blueprint

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Georgina Rose [her pen name], a Manhattan internist, like many pretty, accomplished, charming professional women across the country (and the world), is looking for the right man. After several years of dating “players,” getting fed up,...

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Bread, Wine And Thou

April 8, 2013

From The Jewish Week

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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She thought she might not be able to overcome her fear of marriage after her parents’ divorce. He feared he wouldn’t meet someone who could understand his “old-world soul” — especially in New York City.

But two years ago, at...

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MatzoBall Founder Launches ‘MatzoBowl’

April 5, 2013

From The Jewish Week

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Billed as the world’s biggest “speed bowling” event, 15-city ‘MatzoBowl’ tour kicks off in New York and finishes in Los Angeles.

In 1987, prompted by desire to find the right woman, Andy Rudnick, who worked as a commercial...

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Can We Talk? (But That’s All!)

March 21, 2013

From The Jewish Week

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Are Jewish guys more susceptible to the ‘pen pal complex?’

Every so often Jared, whom I met on a trip for Jewish professionals, calls me to chat.

But he never suggests we meet.

Granted, Jared lives in San Diego. But I wonder why he...

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Exclusive: Iraqi Ally of Israel Dispossessed of his Home, he Says by Iraqi PM Maliki

August 31, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi, who in a series of recent interviews with The Algemeiner has spoken of Iran’s alleged bribery of numerous Iraqi officials, says he has received notice from the office of Iraqi Prime Minister...

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Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Alusi to Obama: Demand Assad Give Control of WMD to International Community

August 22, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Today President Obama warned Syrian dictator Bashir Assad that “use or deployment of … weapons of mass destruction” would be crossing a “red line,” that would prompt U.S. intervention. Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal...

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