Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2011«

Two videos on the Jewish origins of Palestinian Muslims

July 17, 2011


Meanwhile, The San Francisco Public Library

July 14, 2011


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:  

social media humor

July 10, 2011


Windsor Terrace dawn

July 8, 2011


via Dawn in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, NY

Chinua Achebe’s poem “Vultures”

July 6, 2011


“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


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 Two years ago a new translation of her […]