Monthly Archives: November 2010

Hunger in Oregon

Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to complement and aid the work of the Oregon Hunger Task Force in strengthening Oregon’s families and communities. Here’s an excerpt from their web site, detailing the … Continue reading

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Magic Barrel: What’s that name all about?

From Jana Zvibleman’s 2006 introduction to the Magic Barrel Leo Finkle and Pinya Salzman were two European Jewish immigrants in New York City. They were the protagonists in a short story titled The Magic Barrel. So, our evening here tonight … Continue reading

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