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Why mothers now? Have you ever looked at the grumpy funnybook How to Be a Jewish Mother by Dan Greenburg? The one that sprang forth in bookstores and synagogue gift shops circa 1975? Jewish sons got their mothers out of their systems decades ago, but just in case, a 30th anniversary edition reissued Greenburg’s advice on guilt, food, sex and the endless elasticity of the umbilical cord. For daughters it’s different.

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