Archive for : 2014

North America
By: December 4, 2014

Chess in the Park

As a child, New York was my equivalent of The Emerald City: a mythical, fantastical place of wonder that I could only dream of visiting one day. I used to spend hours in the local…

Food
By: November 3, 2014

Rosh Hashanah in New York

This year I spent Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year holiday) in Brooklyn, New York. Even though I have visited NYC many times before, it was the first time I’ve been there over a major…

Food
By: October 1, 2014

LA Moments

I have recently been spending some time exploring Los Angeles. My brother and sister-in-law live there, two of the 18 million or so folks who choose to call this sprawling megalopolis “home”. Like them, more…

Food
By: August 15, 2014

Notes from Venice on Gaza

I was recently in Los Angeles. It is summer there, so like a real Angeleno I decided to spend my time at the beach. Specifically at Venice, set up as an independent town in 1905…

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