Daily Archives: December 3, 2011

Hanukkah: The Festival Of Lights

In a little more than two weeks this year, from sunset on December 20th to sunset on December 28th, is the Jewish festival called Hanukkah, or the Festival of Lights, or the Festival of the Dedication. Many of you have … Continue reading

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The Fortress As Death Trap

Having previously commented on the fact that all of us to some extent are fortress-builders [1], I would like to take today to comment on one of the weaknesses about building fortresses alongside rivers. Of course, rivers are classic communications … Continue reading

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