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  • SUNDAY REVELATIONS

    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

  • Seattle Street Life

    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

  • UW

    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.

  • ELECTION 2016


    trump-and-trumpiesClick to read about the 2016 election.

  • 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.

Posts Tagged ‘SMS family’

March 2nd, 2017 - 7:30 am § in Misc.

Happy Birthday to my wife

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September 10th, 2016 - 4:54 am § in Misc.

The NFL Begins: Is Your TV Big Enough?

Jason Gay at the Wall Street Journal writes about the NFL and large screen TVs ….” May we interrupt the non-stop coverage of beach badminton, speed chess and robotic bullfrog racing in this space to bring attention to a niche but deserving sport in America:  Professional tackle football[...]

May 24th, 2016 - 8:45 am § in Misc.

World’s Best Dog!

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April 25th, 2016 - 5:52 am § in The Ave Scene

“Funny you do not look Jewish?”

Is There a Jewish Race?  Dear Aaron,  So much of what I read today is about a racial divide.  My problem is I do not understand how there can be a racial divide without someone telling me how to define “race.” So am I, a “Jew,” part of a Jewish “race?”  Can I[...]

March 23rd, 2016 - 2:24 am § in Buchenwald, Jews, Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Purim .. American Jewish Style

WHAT THE HECK IS PURIM? Go to a synagogue today and (if you are goyishe) you will think its a mx of Halloween and Mardi Gras .. kids trying to get candy from the rabbi,* lots of noise, adults dressed in stupefying costumes. Purim officially celebrates the triumph of Queen Esther who became the lover[...]

March 5th, 2016 - 10:44 am § in Misc.

Happy Birthday To My Wife

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March 5th, 2016 - 1:34 am § in Misc.

Happy Birthday Hillel

STOP being Left-handed!!! God knows there are plenty of good reasons for ending up in hell, so why challenge fate just because you want to feel like something special? Approximately 10 percent of the world population today is running around and telling others that they are left-handers – this [...]

February 13th, 2016 - 10:22 am § in Misc.

Happy Valentine’s Day

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February 11th, 2016 - 3:38 pm § in Misc., Repugnants

GOP: In South Carolina, a ‘viper’s nest’ awaits

POLITICO: Down in South Carolina, it’s different. The litany of dirty GOP politics in the Palmetto State is very long.  Whispers and rumors range from John McCain having an illegitimate black child to a bogus Mitt Romney Christmas card with controversial quotes from the Book of Mormon. Flier[...]

January 20th, 2016 - 1:50 pm § in Buchenwald, Misc.

Buchenwald 92: And fewer and fewer of the survivors will see my Dad’s pictures

It will soon be seven years since I found my Dad’s pictures from Buchenwald.  These pictures, posted on the web by a Jew concerned by the holocaust denialists, illustrates why it is so important to tell my Dad’s story, the story of an American Jew giving medical care to&nb[...]