Larry Kessler
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With another year in the rearview mirror, I thought I’d take an unconventional look at 2022 by writing about five things I want to see much less of in 2023, and five things I’d like to … more
Enough is enough … or is it? Are Americans waking up to the disturbing resurgence of antisemitism to the point where they’ll stand up to those trying to make it open season on … more
Immigration has always been a convenient hot-button issue to rile up voters of all stripes. The subject makes for easy rallying cries and attack ads – often stereotypical and misleading – … more
The just-concluded High Holy Days season has always meant doing a lot of soul-searching and self-reflection on where you’ve been and where you’re going – a process that only … more
One of the advantages of growing older has been learning to live more spontaneously. That doesn’t mean that I’m acting more impulsively, but it does mean that I’m resolving to … more
Last summer, despite being fully vaccinated, I was a long way from feeling “normal.” The constant advice from medical and government officials urging people – especially those of us … more
As I write this, I’m observing the yahrzeit of my mother, Sylvia, on the 25th anniversary of her death, on May 15, 1997. At first blush, it’s difficult to fathom that it’s been a … more
It’s been decades since cancer was discussed in hush-hush tones and was all-too-commonly referred to as “The Big C.” That derisive description unfortunately reinforced the stigma of … more
When people sit down for the first seder, on Friday, April 15, it will mark the third straight year that Passover will be observed under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic. Two years ago, as … more
To honor the retirement of former New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady – who spent 20 years in Foxboro and is known as “TB12” after his jersey number – I’ve … more
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