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  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Archive for December, 2016

December 31st, 2016 - 5:50 pm § in Misc.

New Year’s Eve


December 31st, 2016 - 12:55 pm § in Jews, Misc.

Eighth Night of Hanukkah


December 31st, 2016 - 11:50 am § in Misc.


(NewsAsia, SHANGHAI): China Central Television (CCTV), Beijing’s largest and most important TV network, said it will launch a new global media platform at the stroke of New Year’s Day to help re-brand China overseas. The new multilingual media cluster will have six TV channels, a video n[...]

December 31st, 2016 - 2:53 am § in The Ave Scene

How to eat lobster AND lose calories!

As a hereditary guru on eating Homerus americanus, I recommend folks bring one more tool to a lobster feed … kitchen shears! The best way of eating our New England red bug is to turn the Homer on its back.  Insert a scissors into the tiny circle just above the flippers at the end of the [&he[...]

December 31st, 2016 - 1:27 am § in Misc.

NEW YEARS EVE … a Greek Dance


December 30th, 2016 - 12:21 pm § in Misc.

What 50 states with equal populations might look like

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December 30th, 2016 - 1:23 am § in Misc.

People we lost in 2016


December 28th, 2016 - 9:37 am § in America, Jews

A Rabbinical Comment on the UN Security Council Resolution

T’ruah Statement on UNSC Resolution “T’ruah has long advocated for an end to occupation, which violates the human rights of Palestinians while threatening the safety and security of Israelis. The expansion of settlements involves land theft, as well as the blocking of access to land an[...]

December 28th, 2016 - 9:12 am § in America

Trumpism: Polls