Rereading & Rethinking Exodus
Gathering Sources: Weekly Torah Portion
For materials relating to a weekly Torah portion, look for “Gathering Sources” (works for all but a few).
Journalism, Essays, Etc: Virginia Avniel Spatz
Free African Society in 18th Century Philadelphia Yellow Fever outbreak. Mutual Aid Networks in Covid-19.
Responses to yellow fever outbreaks resulted in innovation and controversy and were influenced by many differences in philosophy.
We are writing history, and we need to understand the basic plotline and act accordingly. What we do now could mean the difference between survival and more death for many.
“Amateur in Econ-Land: Is the Intersection with Race Near Here?” Previous podcasts in this series have primarily used the kind of third-person voice that gathers material from several sources and reports those in a style suggesting journalistic or academic objectivity. I have confessed in previous episodes that I’m not a historian or economist and that […]
“Open Windows in Winter: Bug or Feature?” Like buildings with radiators located directly underneath windows, real estate landscapes in cities may look haphazard but reflect our historical values.