Keyword: Sura Jeselsohn
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I have always had mixed feelings about irises. Because my garden is shady, I haven’t bothered with the bearded irises. more
My husband’s day usually starts with attendance at the morning service (Shacharit) of The Riverdale Minyan. He is then home before 7:30 a.m., to start his day. more
The association between both black and white truffles of genus Tuber and certain trees species was clearly noted early on. more
While no one in Riverdale got back to me about the presence of Canada Geese in Van Cortlandt Park this past winter (as I write this, we are in the middle of the first snow storm of Spring 2018), I did receive two unexpected responses from Israel. more
The crocuses are already up and I have been anticipating the forsythia. It is mid-March as I write this, and while the forsythia is clearly in bud, it has not yet flowered, although I did force some branches weeks ago and had a beautiful taste of spring indoors. more
Years ago, I remember a film discussing how difficult it is to conceptualize the need for various measurements. Today, as I write this column, I am home waiting for a major snowstorm, and temperature is on everyone’s mind. more
The New York state Assembly keeps passing legislation to aid the child victims of sexual abuse, and John Flanagan — the majority leader in the senate (possibly with the help of Jeff Klein) — keep refusing to bring it to the senate floor for a vote. more
There is something incredibly primordial watching flocks of large birds flapping and honking through the sky. more
In my previous column about botanical Latin, I seemed to indicate that Swedish doctor Carl Linnaeus had immediately established the binomial nomenclature. more
When I went to school, we had to take foreign languages. From elementary school through university, I have made stabs at several. However, while I have managed, I am not linguistically gifted. more
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