By Andrea Lynn
By Andrea Lynn
By Yael Neuwirth
The French say, “Cherchez los angeles femme,” look for the lady, after they are looking to clarify a man’s behavior or achievements. For Zina Dizengoff, we didn't have to go looking. She was once correct there at her husband’s facet all these years, awesome for her attractiveness and the Aristocracy, leaving her distinctive mark at the shape and content material of Tel Aviv because it emerged and built. the reason is, it's so embarrassing, to not say outrageous, that for the hundred years of the 1st Hebrew urban, Zina has now not had a booklet written approximately her… With a gentle and delicate hand, the e-book attracts a wealthy and multifaceted portrait of this very good girl and at last corrects a old injustice.
Ron Huldai, Mayor of Tel Aviv
Yael Neuwirth – museologist and artist. In her paintings and her lectures, she bargains with the interplay among literary and visible arts. She
has curated many exhibitions and has proven a range of her works in Israel and in a foreign country. She has been interested in education
and educating heritage, literature and languages in excessive faculties. As a member of the Board of administrators and the Board of Trustees of the
Tel Aviv Museum, and as a member of the Meir and Zina Dizengoff Memorial association, Yael is remaining a circle in sketching the
image of Zina,”who enjoyed attractiveness and paintings with all her heart,” and in whose honor Meir Dizengoff based the 1st Tel Aviv Museum.
By Betty Bennett
The author's occupation intersected with a few of the icons of jazz and renowned tune, between them Nat King Cole, Dizzy Gillespie, Georgie Auld, Claude Thornhill, Charlie Ventura, Benny Goodman, and Charlie Barnet. Bennett's anecdotes approximately those personalities enlighten and entertain, as does her fullyyt unselfconscious dialogue of her marriage to Andre Previn and her courting together with her husband, guitar nice Mundell Lowe.
The e-book bargains with a number of concerns that go beyond song. The leisure industry―particularly the jazz world―was an early period of black/white expert and private interplay. furthermore, the touring titanic band represented a different example of ladies in an all-male office. Bennett confronts those problems with race and gender in a refreshingly forthright manner.
By Yvette Nachmias-Baeu,Stuart Ward
By Marge Ballin
By Justine Brooks Froelker
“Why don’t you simply adopt?”
These blameless, well-meaning questions every person asks undefined, in particular girls of a undeniable age. to these 1 in eight who suffer infertility remedies, those questions don't feel in any respect blameless or well-meaning, yet invalidating to the conflict they’re battling and the trouble and discomfort concerned about the adoption process.
"Ever Upward" is Justine Froelker’s fantastic tale of overcome negative success. this can be the tale of the way Justine redefined her childless existence and discovered to be ok, complete and comfortable with a whole childfree lifestyles. "Ever Upward" is a narrative that resonates with many: a narrative of soreness, fight, restoration, triumph and recognition. Ever Upward fills the present hole at the infertility bookshelf, supplying a voice to these silenced via infertility, starting the dialog to the opposite facet requesting realizing and popularity of the trail that unfortunately doesn’t contain youngsters; hard us all to contemplate a couple of satisfied ending.
"Ever Upward" is Justine’s tale, and but it truly is each woman’s tale, mom or no longer, simply because in the back of the wall of shamed silence, the smile and “I can do every little thing” angle lies thousands of girls agony with the soreness of infertility. sign up for Justine as she exhibits us that the relationship to our tales is the single as far back as the reality of who we are.
By Marcia Stedron
By Frances Titosky,Sue Bertelmann,Beverly Blessings,Cecile Kureshy,Gail Rice,Moira Silva,Kim Snodgrass Holmes
"So, how'd you return to be in Hawaii?"
The girls of the Mauna Kea seashore Hotel's water aerobics classification frequently locate themselves answering this query. Arriving in Hawaii at varied instances, from diversified nations, each one has her personal interesting story to tell.
One lady survived the horror of the London Blitz, whereas one other nearly drowned by the hands of an abusive husband. One realized to outlive within the backwoods within the "Dirty Thirties," whereas a fourth had a detailed come upon with a mob boss. One grew up within the north of Canada; one other realized to swim within the English Channel. all the tales uniquely hint how destiny necessarily led every one girl to survive a tiny island in the course of the Pacific Ocean.
Between them, the women of the Hawaii Sip 'n Swim membership have skilled lots of the 20th century, had 13 husbands (including an FBI most-wanted con man), and lived a number of adventures choked with humor and tragedy. chuckle and cry your means via their tales, and don’t be shocked if sooner or later you end up at the huge Island. simply ensure that you do test the water aerobics class—who is aware whom you’ll meet!
By Nancy Carpentier Brown,Dale Ahlquist
Nancy Carpentier Brown has performed exceptional detective paintings to discover the secret of Frances, monitoring a determine who controlled to go away only a few strains of herself.
It is kind of most likely that as extra is came upon approximately Frances, extra biographies may be written of her, and they're going to be much more entire. yet they'll all come again to this one.
-Dale Ahlquist, from the Foreword
By Jena Rice