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Savoring Italy

Text and photos by Estee Kafra

It was like driving through a postcard. I’d read about the steep curves and narrow lanes along the mountainous Southern Italian coastline, but nothing could prepare me for seeing the view myself. As we wound around the hills (thankfully, I wasn’t driving — I couldn’t keep my eyes off the vista), quaint villages of pastel-colored houses sprou ted between patches of towering rocky terrain, lush greenery, and glorious blue water. These were the piccolo città of Positano, Ravello, Amalfi, and Vietri sul Ma

 

Greetings from Grossinger’s

Dr. Pearl Herzog

With her hardworking spirit and genuine interest in every person, Jennie Grossinger turned her family’s wildly successful resort into a springboard for spreading kindness and charity.

 

Game On

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Want an inexpensive way to boost your child’s intelligence, help him improve his social skills, learn good middos — and keep him from tearing the house apart? Look no further than your stash of board and card games.



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