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Toby Shafter

Toby Shafter

Our readers will recall Toby Shafter’s amusing description of the Maine community she was born in, in our issue of January 1949. Here she turns...

An American tourist following the Mardi Gras round in Europe finally comes to Tel Aviv for its famed celebration of Purim, and gives us the...

A duck’s life at best may not be very much, but Mrs. Klein’s duck, benefiting from a fortunate concurrence of geography and the Jewish laws...

Previous articles in this department have drawn portraits of various American Jewish communities: for instance, New Haven (November, 1947) and “Spruceton” (June, 1948). In the...