Monthly Archives: August 2022

Lower East Side Bright Light

This post elicted a couple of interesting comments at FB. Two were about the slowed down pace of gentrification in the wake of Covid, another one about an anti-Semitic incident in the neighborhood. They were all very much in the … Continue reading

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(Duck) Wah Fung Number 1 Fast Food 華豐快餐店

Wah Fung Number 1 Fast Food 華豐快餐店 79 Chrystie St (between Canal & Hester Street) Lower East Side

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Red Sunset on the Dnieper (Dnipro) (1905-8)

In solidarity, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has put up in “Gallery 800” this painting by Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi. This scene shows a sunset over the river Dnieper, which originates west of Moscow and runs south into the Black Sea. … Continue reading

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Martin Luther & The Jews (pdfs)

Scholars and non-scholars, Jews and Christians, owe a great debt to the work of scholars working in the Lutheran tradition for preserving these texts by Luther that they recognize as odious. Given that they are hard to find in one … Continue reading

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