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For book lovers, a library is paradise — an opportunity to sample scores of books without running up a hefty tab. There are now Jewish libraries large and small, offering not only books but activities and community events. In honor of Book Month, take a trip to four very different libraries that truly deserve the designation “Special Collections.”
The day I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease was one of the worst of my life. Yet it ultimately led me to help thousands of people around the world cope with the disorder.
Joanne had an accent that was all over the place. I pressed the receiver hard against my ear to try to make out what she was saying, but she was talking so fast it was hard to make heads or tails of it.