Randi Kreiss
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Fifty-one years ago a handsome hunk of a guy showed up for Rosh Hashana dinner at my parents’ house in Cedarhurst with an engagement ring in his pocket. He was all dark curls, red cheeks and heavy breathing, and he couldn’t even wait . . . more
The only real surprise is that all Melania Trump did was write an anonymous op-ed piece for The New York Times calling her husband impulsive, reckless, petty and amoral. What remarkable self-discipline she has demonstrated . . . more
I suggested that my granddaughter put out her school clothes for her first day back at school as a fourth-grader. When I popped into her room at bedtime . . . more
Are you sick of Trumpism? Distressed by the criminal convictions of his associates? Worried about North Korea and Iran? Heartsick over the president’s racist rants? It’s easy to feel overwhelmed . . . more
This is us in Herald territory: We slog along Sunrise Highway on a Friday afternoon, just trying to get home from work, shopping, school or . . . more
Turns out, even your genes are in your travel jeans. Last week I mentioned that I was writing from Truckee, Calif., where we rented a house for a month up in the Sierra Nevada mountains, near our daughter’s home. more
Not every weekly newspaper has a foreign correspondent, and we don’t, either. So, I bring to you, at my expense, a firsthand account of a summer in the wilds of northern California. more
Last week, more than a day late and certainly more than a dollar short, Ivanka Trump announced the closing of her clothing company. She is so not the role model for the average American working woman, and her bottom line . . . more
When the president of the United States appears to take Russia’s side on the seesaw of world events, what is a person to do? more
Let me tell you about Olyy. But first let us peek behind the headlines and remember that some 1 million immigrants a year come to the U.S., seeking a better life. Add to that tens of thousands of undocumented people who stream across our southern border every year . . . more
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