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The Mustache

There once lived a man named Marc, spelled with a “c” and not with a “k.” Marc was a man who lived by a schedule. Thursdays were meat loaf night. 1,283 more words

Story Time With Tom Starita

Day 236: The villainy we are taught

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Beheadings, radicalists, foiled terror plots, a war in a far off land, Ebola… The media has been well and truly living up to its role of promoting a  647 more words

365 Day Photos

Going Solo | One-man show

Published on 10 October, 2014 in Mint

The second edition of the Going Solo theatre festival will have three plays on disability and everyday struggles… 617 more words


Jews in the Medieval Economy (Essential Lectures in Jewish History)

An introductory lecture on the role of Jews in the medieval economy. Part of the Essential Lectures in Jewish History series. 10 more words

Jewish History

The Merchant of Venice (2004)

In this post I will write on the benefits a film adaptation of one of William Shakespeare’s plays has over a silent read-through of the play. 580 more words


Does Yes Always Mean Yes?

In case you missed the news Sunday, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed Senate Bill No. 967, enacting the nations first Yes Means Yes… 986 more words

29th September 1660. Usury.

As they were banned from entering most other professions, Jews, in Britain, soon constituted the majority in the trade of money-lending (usury) until their expulsion under Edward I. 473 more words