Daily Archives: August 27, 2012

The New New Deal: Slate’s Interview with Michael Grunwald

Time Magazine correspondent Michael Grunwald has a new book out about President Barack Obama’s stimulus, The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era.  Click here to read Slate’s excellent interview with Grunwald.  In this interview, … Continue reading

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Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father 11

In my latest reading of Dreams from My Fathers: A Story of Race and Inheritance, Barack Obama talks about his experiences in Kenya, where he had family. Obama liked Kenya because he felt part of a warm community, but over … Continue reading

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Starting Roskop’s The Wilderness Itineraries

I started Angela Roskop’s The Wilderness Itineraries: Genre, Georgraphy, and the Growth of the Torah.  This book is about wilderness itineraries, such as the one in Numbers 33, which lists the places that the Israelites went after they left Egypt. … Continue reading

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