Martin Luther King: 50 Years Later

"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" is the title of a movie about a young interracial couple, released in December of 1967, some three and a half months before Martin Luther King was murdered. The plot: Joanna "Joey" Drayton, played by Katharine Houghton, wants to marry the black doctor Dr. John Wayde Prentice Jr., played by none other than Sidney…
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No Culture in Rome

Sure, Rome. No? Yes. Definitely yes. The cradle of civilization, the place where it all started, the pride of the Romans. But no culture. No alleys. No churches. History? Not in Rome. The first goal was to find a pharmacy, in order to get some nose spray, since I was sneezing like an idiot. Once the seawater liquid the vegan pharmacist had…
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A Lunch With WJC President Ronald S. Lauder

Ronald S. Lauder, the President of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), and the WJC's Chief Executive Officer Robert Singer came to Bulgaria this morning. At a lunch with representatives of Shalom, the organization of the Bulgarian Jews, Lauder was presented with the first copy of the book "Bulgarian Jews: Living History". The book, published by…
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