Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2009«

Poem for Tisha B’Av and Shabbat Nachamu

July 30, 2009


The High Commissioner by Haim Be’er Evenings in a small room grandma makes the bed and talks about you, our own Sir Herbert, and about Lady Samuel lighting sabbath candles in the mansion on the Mount of Olives, a wonder to behold. A first in Judea, on Shabbat Nahamu in 1920 she cried like a […]

Judaism 101: What is Tisha B’Av and how is it observed?

July 28, 2009


Judaism 101: What is Tisha B’Av and how is it observed? Posted using ShareThis

Neighborhoods 101: Where to buy affordable art (part 2)?

July 22, 2009


 APW Gallery photo In my previous article I discussed BWAC‘s Summer Show in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Today I review APW Gallery‘s Something Different Group Exhibition in Long Island City, Queens. Again in the interest of full disclosure my wife has work in both shows. If you only have time to visit one of the two go to Red […]

Peres trial balloon in Globe And Mail: Palestinian state w/provisional borders (Road Map Stage 2)

July 21, 2009


A temporary Mideast deal could break the stalemate. Why Israeli President Shimon Peres’s trial balloon is worth noting

Neighborhoods 101: Where to buy affordable art? (part 1)

July 15, 2009


“BQE,” a pastel drawing by Jonathan Seder exhibited in the BWAC Summer Show. In May I discussedtwo exhibitions that featured affordable art. One of those exhibits wasBrooklyn Waterfront Artists’ Coalition’s Spring Show. Last weekend BWAC’s Summer Show,Art in Changing Perspectives, opened at their exhibit space at 499 Van Brunt Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn and […]

color personality test

July 9, 2009


Your result for The Color Code Test… Color Code: WHITE: The Peace Keeper 26% Red, 20% Blue, 34% White and 20% Yellow! Here is the basics: For a more in depth analysis, I suggest you look up the Color Code, and take a more intensive test. WHITE MOTIVE: PEACE WHITE NEEDS: To feel good (inside), […]

Sway Machinery play free concert this evening (thanks, Neil)

July 7, 2009


Sway Machinery play free concert this evening (thanks, Neil) Posted using ShareThis

July 6, 2009



Likud MK boycotts July 4th celebrations

July 3, 2009


The Fourth of July falls on Shabbat this year, but that’s not why World Likud Chairperson and Knesset member Danny Danon is boycotting and calling on his Likud colleagues to also shun celebrations of American Independence Day events in Israel this week. Indeed, the United States’ ambassador to Israel scheduled his Independence Day party on […]