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Book Review: The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden

The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden, by Jonas Jonasson More than the other books by the author, this particular volume takes a long time to get to the point.  This is not necessarily a bad thing, as this … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Reception Of Refugee Populations

For a variety of reasons, some of them intensely personal, I think often about the reception that refugees and exiles receive in areas where they are surrounded by strangers far from home.  And while I must admit that I have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Adamalui

Adamalui:  A Survivor’s Journey From Civil Wars In Africa To Life In America, by Joseph Kaifala [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Turner Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Despite our obvious differences in backgrounds, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Passport To Freedom

Passport To Freedom:  A Guide For World Citizens, by Garry Davis I liked this book a lot more than I expected to.  I expected to find at least some of what I found, namely that the book was written by … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Case Of The Jews From Arab Countries: A Neglected Issue

The Case Of The Jews From Arab Countries:  A Neglected Issue, by Maurice M. Roumani Although this book was published in 1983, it does not suffer at all for having been written comparatively long ago regarding the state of Arab-Israeli … Continue reading

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A Somali On The Margins

As I have a reasonable sized group of friends and acquaintances who are affiliated with (the) Ohio State University, and as I have for some reason a particular interest in the problems and repercussions of the collapse of Somalia it … Continue reading

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Book Review: One Tough Mother

One Tough Mother: Success In Life, Business, and Apple Pies, by Gert Boyle with Kerry Tymchuk [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Carpe Diem Press in exchange for an honest review.] As someone who enjoys reading both … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Ahead Of Time

Today, while visiting the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center For Holocaust Education [1], I had the chance to view a documentary on the life of Ruth Gruber, a notable and still living, although very frail and old, pioneering Jewish-American photojournalist. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Outcasts United

Outcasts United: The Story Of A Refugee Soccer Team That Changed A Town, by Warren St. John This book was referred to me by a coworker who was assigned the book in a college course, and figured I would appreciate … Continue reading

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Book Review: Andi The Bee: Ants In The Bee Hive

Andi The Bee: Ants In The Bee Hive, by Phil Silver [Note: This book was provided free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review.] When reading such a delightful children’s novel as this, and particular a … Continue reading

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