Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2011«

Two videos on the Jewish origins of Palestinian Muslims

July 17, 2011

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Meanwhile, The San Francisco Public Library

July 14, 2011

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This series of illustrations via Rumpus comics is cool and adorable and fascinating. If you’re not a librarian and have never used a library nor loved an illustration you can skip this. If you are, or have, or do, go ahead and click: therumpus.net  

social media humor

July 10, 2011

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Windsor Terrace dawn

July 8, 2011

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via flickr.com Dawn in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, NY

Chinua Achebe’s poem “Vultures”

July 6, 2011

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“Vultures” by Chinua Achebe In the greyness and drizzle of one despondent dawn unstirred by harbingers of sunbreak a vulture perching high on broken bones of a dead tree nestled close to his mate his smooth bashed-in head, a pebble on a stem rooted in a dump of gross feathers, inclined affectionately to hers. Yesterday […]

Israeli poet Dahlia Ravikovitch’s complete poetry now in paperback – New York NY

July 5, 2011

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At the time of her death in 2005, Dahlia Ravikovitch was Israel’s second best loved poet after Yehuda Amichai. She was also a committed peace activist, yet her readers included Israelis from all points on the political spectrum. photo of Israeli poet Dahlia Ravikovitch Dan Porges http://www.chanabloch.com/hovering.html Two years ago a new translation of her […]