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What Charlottesville Could Learn from Valencia: The Peace and the Concordance

This is the way it is now, the Placa de Ayunatamiento, in Valencia, Spain. Not the way I remembered it from the fearful days of the fascist dictator Francisco Franco who, supported by Adolf Hitler, had led the Spanish nation … Continue reading

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What’s Your Morbid Hobby?

Life is full of “which is worse” scenarios. There’s the “death by fire” or “death by ice.” Here it is in the poem “Fire and Ice,” as could only have been written by the great American poet Robert Frost: Some … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hidden Figures

Please read my review of the film Hidden Figures as published in Boston’s print and online paper, The Jewish Journal. The Jewish Journal begins…. The film “Hidden Figures,” directed by Theodore Melfi, brings us the true story of America’s zeal … Continue reading

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“Was He Black?” The Unfortunate Aftermath of an Incident

It was already scorching hot at 5 a.m. and the morning sun already lit up the city streets that stretched east and west, and those that stretched north and south, as well as the rivers that bounded the city limits, … Continue reading

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The Bar Harbor Inn

Located in Bar Harbor, Maine, which is located on Mount Desert Island, is the lovely Bar Harbor Inn. For those who want a luxury but simple experience in one of the most beautiful places in the continental United States, here … Continue reading

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