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Passover: The Sequel

You know you’ve been here a while when you begin to experience events for the second time: Semana Santa, otherwise called Holy Week, otherwise called Go-to-the-Nearest-River -and-Get-Drunk Week, or, conversely, Avoid-the-Rivers-because-only-Drunks-Go-There Week, depending on who you ask; the uncompromising heat … Continue reading

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A History Lesson

My great-uncle Nathan passed away on April 2nd of this year.  He was, on paper, 95 years old.  About a month ago, we found out he had some form of cancer.  About a week and a half ago, he was … Continue reading

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A Very Nicaraguan Passover

Wherever you go there’s always someone Jewish– even in Nica. There’s another Haiku for you. According to research my dad did before arriving, there are about 50 Jews currently living in Nicaragua. My dad joked that by going to Nica, … Continue reading

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