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About the Author

Marnie Winston-Macauley

Quirky, no-nonsense, funny, Marnie – writer, editor, author, lecturer, clinician, and administrator -- is a straight-shooter, who has a distinctive voice and takes on the world in her columns, features, and books. Her advice column was syndicated through Tribune Media Services, and it currently appears in Singular magazine as Singular Solutions. Marnie has written over 20 books/calendars, including the series “A Little Joy, A Little Oy." Her books include Yiddishe Mamas: The Truth About the Jewish Mother and A Little Joy, A Little Oy (pub. AndrewsMcMeel). She is also an award-winning “calendar queen” having written over 20. She has been nominated for both an Emmy and Writers Guild award. Thefullwiki.org has listed Marnie Macauley on their list of top Jewish_American writers, dead or living. (She’s still deciding which.) She was also chosen as a Distinguished Woman in Las Vegas in March of 2014.

Marnie invites you to join her on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Her website: www.marniemacauley.com and you can reach her at asksadie@aol.com. For counseling she can also be reached at Liveperson: http://www.prestoexperts.com/professional/expert-profile.aspx?CatID=10341&ExpID=562114&twid=2&BanID=18787

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Think you are a yiddishe "maven." Take the Ultimate Yiddishe Quiz!


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WouldJew Believe #7

WouldJew Believe #7

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Part two in our series about the "mitzvah" of worrying.


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We Jews take our worrying so seriously it's as if it were a mitzvah


WouldJew Believe #6

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Back by popular demand, our list of things that just "feel" Jewish, and some that don't.


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WouldJew Believe #5

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Outrageous, odd and interesting facts, including Sidney Franklin the first American bull rider -- a Jew.


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The Yiddish Curse

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Curses may be against our ethical makeup. But euphemisms are another story.


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Some things just "feel" Jewish, while others don't.


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WouldJew Believe #4

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Outrageous, odd, fascinating Jewish facts and figures.


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Outrageous, odd, fascinating Jewish facts and figures.


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Outrageous, odd, fascinating Jewish facts and figures.


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Outrageous, odd, fascinating, Jewish facts & figures.