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A Few Things Are Illuminated...

This is the first draft of a piece I expect will show up soon in the New York Jewish media--probably in shortened form. I thought I'll put the full version up here first.

A FEW THINGS ARE ILLUMINATED: A WILD AND CRAZY ROOTS TRIP TO THE OLD COUNTRY

By Walter Ruby

“Searching for family roots is like snorting crack cocaine. The rush it gives will hook you for the rest of your life.”

Walter's Jewish Week article is published

Bravo! Walter's 3,000-word article Some Things Are Illuminated plus sidebar in today's Jewish Week ties together the strands of the Ruby family story in the context of others interested in taking roots trips. In laying out the narrative arc of the story, it reads like the introduction to a book-length treatment.

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