Posts made in May, 2014

Yom Hashoah – Keeping Rena’s Promise Alive in Our Hearts

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Yom Hashoah –  Keeping Rena’s Promise Alive in Our Hearts

What is it to you?” That was the question the woman was asking me, while we stood on the rooftop of a Brooklyn apartment building enjoying a cookout and celebrating the release of my first book. She had just been introduced to me as someone important in the Holocaust community (I won’t say how) and her response to the fact that I had just co-authored a book with a Holocaust survivor left me stunned. It had never occurred to me that the Holocaust was something that was private or unshared by the rest of the world. In fact, one of the reasons Rena… read the rest on Beacon Press’s Blog...

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Sag Harbor Mermaid is Back!

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Sag Harbor Mermaid is Back!

The season is beginning when I shape shift from a landlubber to that creature that best suits my aquatic and sunny personality – a mermaid. And what better way to greet the season with the magic currently sweeping our eastern shoreboard? The Horseshoe Crab Spawn. Already, I am finding spawning pairs on the beaches and am reminded that this ritual has been occurring for hundreds of millions of years, a breadth of time in which we appear to be but a speck. A number of major magazines are finally researching the industry too, which my next novel is about. Glad to see The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly and The Huffington Post looking at this amazing creatures who...

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