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Dina Rabinovitch

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Dina Rabinovitch is a writer and critic, with four children whom she had young, breast-fed forever and she still got breast cancer!

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2007

Tuesday, 27 February 2007

“If I have to read one more headline,” Dina Rabinovitch writes to a friend, “announcing that the cure for cancer is only years away, I may just scream and scream.” Dina, from a long line of Lithuanian Mitnagdim, grew up in a Judaism of rigorous thinking and demanding scepticism. When diagnosed with breast cancer, she found out that she also comes from a family riddled with cancer. Her book, Take off Your Party Dress, describes the clash of cultures when Jewish mom meets chemotherapy.

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.