Privacy for Hillary—but none for the rest of America.
A last goodbye to the volunteers, who clear the Jewish cemetery of Chernivtsi (Czernowitz). A last farewell to Bukovina and its capital. In the afternoon Sylvia and I took the train from Chernivtsi to Lviv. For five and a half hours we watched the beautiful Galician landscape rolling by. Now we are in Lviv – exhausted but happy – and wait for a very last excursion tomorrow.
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Our sages teach an overarching principle: The first two thousand years are called the two thousand years of Creation/Chaos. The Next two thousand years are called the two thousand years of Torah. And the final Two Thousand years are called the two thousand years of Moshiach. In addition, we know that […]
Nick Templeman of Campbell River Whale and Bear Excursions told the CBC he was out with a group watching transient killer whales Tuesday when they went into hunting mode. “This seal was tossed around a few times and taken under quite a bit before seeking refuge among the boats in the area,”…
OTTAWA — Canadian Muslim leaders are fiercely disputing a new study that says several mosques and Islamic schools are endangering young people with extremist teachings. The study is “yet another anecdotal attempt to vilify” members of the religious community and their institutions, the National Council of Canadian Muslims said Tuesday. Mohammad Iqbal AlNadvi, chairman of…
You might have noticed something different around these parts, after over a decade at matt.wordpress.com this blog has now switched to matt.blog. Automattic is rolling out this new TLD (top-level domain) over the next few months and I’m lucky to have one of the first ones live on the internet. The namespace is wide open, and if you’re interested in reserving or bidding on your favorite name you can go to get.blog.
Ryan Lochte has apologized for embellishing a story about an alleged armed robbery in Rio De Janerio.
When minimalism goes down-market, where do the tchotchkes go?
Colorful, impressionistic paintings of jazz musicians, from artist and writer Nan Lehnert. In this painting: jazz legend Cole Porter, composer of the classic “Night and Day.”
I recently celebrated my fourth anniversary of blogging here at The Renegade Press. As with the three anniversaries prior to this one, the moment was a bitter-sweet affair of pride and introspectio…
Source: Introspection & Loss
Toronto police say they are looking for the parents of a young girl who was found alone on a city transit bus early Tuesday morning.
There is debate among rabbis whether the main violence of the Final War of Gog and Magog has already occurred since the start of World War 1, or not. There is room to interpret that there could be …
Source: Redemption Without Cataclysm