Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Jew of Mexico City

First Ashkenazi synagogue of Mexico City. It is a nearly exact copy of a Lithuanian synagogue with a mural showing the influence of Mexico. Mexico City lies in a valley high in the mountains. When Teotehaucanans built their pyramids, Aztecs … Continue reading

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A Conversation about Holocaust Deniers

As I continue to couchsurf and meet people around the world, I find that chances allow me to uncover some taboos. For instance, as I stay with Olga in Mexico City and we discuss our travels, she tells me how … Continue reading

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Tepic, Guadelajara, Puerto Vallarta.

   The plane rounded Tepic, a small town in between tree covered hills. The light green sugar cane surrounded the town and fires burned around the city as the sugar farmers burned the valuable husk. Sut covers the city six … Continue reading

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Departure

Little pink All-Stars of my neighbor on the plane. It was supposed to be a short break and it ended up taking the entire winter plus November, four months to deal with content, present my findings, put the house and … Continue reading

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