Northeast Times

 Articles by Sally Friedman

The time is finally here for fall fashion

I try to resist.


The New Year: Looking forward, looking back

The extra leaves for the dining room table have been dusted off and jammed into place. The 18 unmatched chairs are being assembled around that table in a dining room that seems to have shrunk since last Rosh Hashanah. A huge brisket is in the freezer, hogging up space.


A story that couldn’t get any cornier

Our neighbors are down the shore.


Trying to sort through all that baggage

When my husband and I left on our honeymoon decades ago, we proudly carried the matched luggage that his sister had given us as a gift. The two suitcases were handsome indeed — a strong leather set in pale taupe with shiny locks.


Journey to honor a stepdad on Father’s Day

His name was Irv. I was so predisposed to dislike him that I even found fault with his name.


Air conditioning wars are here once again

My heart is pounding.


If only I could: Gifts I would have given my mother

On so many Mother’s Days, I gave my mother dainty earrings in little boxes wrapped in pretty paper.  I would choose those earrings with care to match her green eyes. 


Illusion of protection — a grandmother’s lament

We were leaving the hospital with our first baby, a red-faced daughter who weighed less than a sack of potatoes, when we encountered a friend who is a doctor.


Illusion of protection — a grandmother’s lament

We were leaving the hospital with our first baby, a red-faced daughter who weighed less than a sack of potatoes, when we encountered a friend who is a doctor.


A rescue mission remembered

— The late Eleanor and Gilbert Kraus launched a mission to save 50 Jewish children from the Nazis. Their courageous efforts are highlighted in an HBO documentary that aired on Monday.