Monthly Archives: July 2019

Bulls Will Then Be Offered at the Kasbah Messianic Grill (Thank God)

At 251 WEST 85th Street, between Broadway and West End Avenue. From their website: Our story begins in New York City in the 1980s. The Dery brothers’ were born in Morocco and raised in Israel where they were greatly influenced by … Continue reading

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Brickwork & Theatrical Ornament (Riverside Drive)

From a distance, the ornamental  feature up by the roof-line drew our attention. I zoomed in with my trusty digital zoom lens to get a closer look at what turned out to be an old-fashioned  baby-cherub. We then went on … Continue reading

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Letter to a Donor (Jewish Studies)

Our donors at Syracuse have never sought to interfere with or influence Jewish Studies programming. I just send a letter expressing profound appreciation to an individual donor in thanks for a small, ongoing gift. I meant every word of it. … Continue reading

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“The Holocaust” (Dramaturgy and Moral Order)

Is “this” a concentration camp? Are “they” Nazis? Do they compare? How can one compare? Setting aside intentional arguments about history allows us to see that the why, when, and how of the Holocaust (in the form of Holocaust memory, … Continue reading

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New York City Waterfall

nature is so beautiful 😍 pic.twitter.com/4ZIqUN15y5 — David Mack (@davidmackau) July 23, 2019 Mighty and apocalyptic conflux of places, this flooding of a New York City subway station looks and sounds like a waterfall, looks and sounds like a piece … Continue reading

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Nothing Happens: Three stories in the South Hebron Hills

Originally posted on Touching Photographs:
Nothing can happen in many different ways. When it does happen it is always eventful, full of tension and suspense. Sometimes nothing takes a very long time, and often a lot of work to happen.…

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New York City Green Revolution Building

Pretty to look at, this residential apartment building in Morningside Heights is about to be eaten alive by the English Ivy.

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