During World War II, we didn't allow the Jews to enter the United States. Despite unthinkable suffering, during an ethnic cleansing of countries, our country closed the door. How could we do this? Unbelievable. But it is happening again. See the recent article by Kristoff in NYT. Governors are threatening to shut their borders. What do ... [Read more...]
How do we respond to loss? How can we mourn for Paris? Mourning is different than punishing the most severely downtrodden refugees. Less than 2,000 Syrians have been accepted into the United States! Versus 92,991 admitted by Germany. Read NYT article.
The feast was food that reminded me of my two years living in Iraq, in 2013, and twenty years earlier in 1993--from dolma to lamb kabob to briayanni to roasted chicken and nan. What a delight! Wonderful to have our reunion with Morocco students and conversation about "What next?" at this warm setting. The final thought of the evening, "How can ... [Read more...]