Keyword: Sura Jeselsohn
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Sometimes, what you expect is not what you get! Visiting Israel several weeks ago, I had made arrangements to see how the residents of Netzer Hazani, a reconstituted community that had been expelled from Gush Katif, were creating a tourist destination built on its bird population. more
Today the trifecta for the politically correct crowd is female, Muslim and of color. more
Elizabeth Kals Reilley began collecting books on gardening, horticulture, botany and hydraulics in the 1960s, buying from American and European book dealers. Her father was a bibliophile and her love of books developed at an early age. more
The LuEsther T. Mertz Library at the New York Botanical Garden has a rare book and folio room, which requires special access. more
In February, Mr. Mitch Perle and Mr. Jeff Torkin — principals of 2395 Palisade Avenue LLC and developers of the property known as Villa Rosa Bonheur — had a letter published in The Riverdale Press. This piece was a follow-up to a meeting held Feb. 7 as requested by the community, the first public meeting of the Spuyten Duyvil community directly with any of the principal developers of 2395 Palisade Ave. more
We visited Iceland in 2015. Being interested in geology — and Iceland having been formed only 25 million years ago — created the perfect match. more
As I was preparing this column, we were more than a week into the government shutdown. One agency that I wanted to query was the National Park System. more
What of animals that either cannot or do not move to avoid difficult climate conditions as diverse as severe cold, drought or severe heat coupled with lack of water? more
Despite recent moderating temperatures here in Riverdale, our recent cold snap is still a searing memory. Fortunately, we humans can retreat into warm homes and heavy clothing, but how do animals cope? more
“Kalaniyot” was the signature song of the wildly popular Israeli singer Shoshana Damari, who died in 2006. more
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