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New York’s upcoming Israeli film festivals

October 31, 2009

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New York’s upcoming Israeli film festivals

New York’s upcoming Israeli film festivals

October 31, 2009

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New York’s upcoming Israeli film festivals

GEOGRAPHY TRIVIA (thanks to Estelle Raderman who notes, “I guess they don’t count Lake Erie in the Ohio factoid.”)

October 29, 2009

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 GEOGRAPHY FACTS Alaska  More than half of the coastline of the entire United States is in Alaska ..     Amazon     The Amazon rainforest produces more than 20% the world’s oxygen supply.    The Amazon River pushes so much water into the Atlantic Ocean that, more than one hundred miles at sea off the mouth […]

Goodstock: Brooklyn’s tikkun olam fair

October 29, 2009

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via examiner.com Park Slope charity fair has activities for people of all ages.

The Interactive Proust Questionnaire | vanityfair.com

October 28, 2009

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The Interactive Proust Questionnaire | vanityfair.com.   My answers were 81.9% similar to Timothy Leary’s.

NY Jewish Culture Examiner : Exhibits, classes, and comedy/rock music mashup.

October 26, 2009

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http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-2807-NY-Jewish-Culture-Examiner~y2009m10d26-exhibits-classes-and-other-forthcoming-events

Interesting essay from last week’s book review

October 24, 2009

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The State of Families, Class and Culture By ARLIE HOCHSCHILD After stating the obvious (blue collar Americans have been the shock absorbers of the financial crisis and the shift from an industrial to an information based economy) the author ends by blaming high divorce rates and serial monogamy on “a continual state of unconscious immersion […]