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Sharon Mark Cohen

Sharon Mark Cohen, MPA, is a seasoned genealogist and journalist. A staff writer at The Jewish Link of New Jersey, Sharon is a people person and born storyteller who feels that everyone is entitled to a legacy. Sharon was acknowledged by two authors in their recently published books and is looking forward to the publication of her family history book

Articles by Sharon Mark Cohen

Miracle of Miracles

I feel so legitimate. Growing up, I falsely believed there were no records from Eastern Europe to verify any Jewish existence. For 33 years, I’ve

A Kosher Mikvah Comes to Maplewood

When the shomeret raises her voice to declare “kosher,” a new day will dawn in Maplewood. As the Maplewood Jewish Center’s (MJC) administrator, and wife

Give Me the Good Old Days

One of my mother’s favorite declarations was, “Give me the good old days.” I never really took it to heart. Not, that is, until I

L’Dor V’Dor

After capturing a candid photo of me kneeling on his living room rug, eye level with his newborn baby, Solly, situated in her car seat,

The Lure of the Mountains

While out in Portland, Oregon, to meet his grandniece—my precious granddaughter—my brother Al seized the opportunity to ride with me on a short day trip

Nesting Goes Beyond Pregnancy

During a casual Sunday conversation with our son—on an east coast evening by us, which was only midday out on the west coast by him—I