Deborah Walike




How Can We Not?

How Can We Not?

Maimonides, the great Jewish philosopher and scholar, wrote that there are eight levels of charity, each greater than the next one. The greatest is to help out a fellow Jew, and the list goes on to the less impressive gestures of “giving inadequately but cheerfully”...

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Remembering Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Remembering Yevgeny Yevtushenko

When hearing the news that Yevgeny Yevtushenko died on Apr. 1, I was immediately transported back to June 22, 2000, and my profoundly visceral memory of one seemingly endless, twisting line of people throughout the lobby of Baltimore’s Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. ...

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