ArtLark has another triumph with this article profiling photographer Roman Vishniac who captured Jewish life in the pre-Holocaust era in a way that still has profound resonance today. Truly a fascinating man and fascinating subject. You may also not know that Vishniac's son, Wolf, was instrumental in the search for life on Mars. Some amazing stuff here!
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The New York Times gave a warm and strong endorsement for Islamophobia this weekend. It’s opinion pages wrote strongly about the importance of free speech and the logic of exploring the hatred that many people feel towards all Muslims around the world, whether due to the 9/11 terror attacks or the beheadings of innocents today. 220 more words
Dear Ms. Smardon,
Thanks to information forwarded to me by a friend who recently attended a Confab at the United Nations on Global Anti-Semitism, I was able to once again see the disproportionate and biased focus the United Nations puts on the Palestinian people at the expense of the State of Israel. 1,074 more words
On the 19th of August 1897, one of the world’s most remarkable microbiologists and naturalist photographers, Roman Vishniac was born in Pavlovsk, the Russian Empire. 575 more words