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The Diaspora of Beauty

Two weeks ago 1,500 pieces of fine art, furniture, porcelain, and jewelry from my parents’ estate were auctioned off to people from 53 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. With sales totaling $832.6 million, it was … Continue reading

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One Year Since My Father’s Death

March 20, 2018: I could barely stand to write the date of my father’s death (or Yartzeit, as I like to say from Hebrew). The first day of spring will forever be entwined with his passing; the same as day … Continue reading

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Advice From My Mother

                    I’ve had a lot of time to think this past week while lying around recovering from pneumonia. Most of the time my mind has been blank, but as I regained … Continue reading

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It’s Here

I am delighted to announce that my new poetry book, Space Between, is now available! You can find it at the following vendors today, with Amazon distribution coming soon.

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The Thread of Poetry in the Span of Life: Announcing ‘Space Between’

                      I’m happy to share some exciting news!  

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Shhhhh! Argue At A Whisper!

        My husband and I usually work through a disagreement before going to sleep, but after a stressful day of travel recently, we were too tired, and the excitement of having a family weekend at Lake Tahoe … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah

For Jews around the world, this is the season of reflection and forgiveness. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time to look at the ways in which we have transgressed and to apologize, personally, to anyone we may … Continue reading

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Untangling The Family Web

When a friend took me to see “The Wild Center” in Tupper Lake, New York, last weekend, a giant spider web captured my imagination. It reminded me of something I learned while writing my book; that while the family we … Continue reading

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What We Learn From Family: From My Talk in Monaco

Last week I had the honor of speaking before several hundred leading entrepreneurs from around the world at a conference organized by Ernst & Young. It was held in Monaco, in the beautiful city of Monte Carlo. I talked about … Continue reading

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Persistence

            When was the last time you pushed yourself to do something hard? Do you remember how you wanted to stop, or take a break? But you kept going because it meant something to you … Continue reading

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