This BlogBurst piece is cross-posted by participating websites, to commemorate a milestone in Israel’s history. The list of the participating sites is appended at the end of this post. November 29, 2004: Anniversary of the UN vote on Resolution 181 Today is the anniversary of the UN vote on resolution 181, which approved the partition … Continue reading November 29, 1947 – November 29, 2004
On the way home: sitting at the airport, I become meditative, and think upon an incident from a week and a half ago, when I was in Boulder, at the annual board meeting of an organization I belong to. As we were just getting started, it was decided we go around the room and reintroduce … Continue reading Thinking.
Who Knew?: Anti-Globalism We’re on location here in New York City to report first hand on the huge protest at the UN headquarters in Manhattan over the General Assembly’s killing of resolutions condemming human rights abuses in both Zimbabwe and Sudan for “coming too near the level of taking sides in the war of Weltanschauungs … Continue reading Anti-Globalism, or: Stuff I miss even though it's only a short walk away
I have decided that New York is the place where you eat too much food. I just had a fish-and-chips dinner wherein the piece of codfish I had was bigger than I thought codfishes were. So of course I had dessert, too — an individual Baked Alaska. So of course, I ate it all. Food … Continue reading Food in New York