Friday Ramblings


The Nobel Peace Prize went to Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons! Congratulations!

The Nobel Prize in Literature went to Alice Munro. Brava!

Peter Higgs and François Englert were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.

For a list of all the 2013 presentations and past presentations, visit here.


I will be buying this book: I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban. I can not believe the maturity she shows, humanely, emotionally and intellectually, well beyond her sixteen years of age.

Skirball Cultural Center is now presenting, a smile, they said, a project by Antje Schiffers and Thomas Sprenger.

If you have a chance, read the poignant article, Visiting My Grandmother’s Yahrzeit Plaque“.

I am halfway through reading Paris: The Novel, by Edward Rutherfurd.

Orly Castel-Bloom has a new book out entitled, “Textile“.

Erich Priebke died at the age of 100. He was a former SS Nazi Captain.

Shabbat Shalom!

Sorry for the update…I forgot to add a link.


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4 responses to “Friday Ramblings

  1. Shavua tov. I found the article about the yahrzeit plaque a touching one.

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