$7.25 Worth of National Shame

An Editorial From the Winter 2013-2014 issue of Jewish Currents   WHEN THE NEW YORK TIMES DEVOTES FOUR ENTIRE “JUMP PAGES” to a cover article about the horrible impact of homelessness on an 11-year-old African American girl and her family in New York, you know that the powers-that-be are at last realizing that a poverty […]

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January 24: The Smart Stooge

Larry Fine (Louis Feinberg), the “smart one” of the Three Stooges, died at 73 on this date in 1975. Fine was a son of Philadelphia (there’s a mural of him on a wall at the juncture of 3rd and South Streets) whose parents ran a jewelry and watch repair shop. He was a violinist and […]

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