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April 28, 2008

Vol.198 / No.14
Books
John C. Hawley April 28, 2008

If Robert Satloff rsquo s recent book Among the Righteous Lost Stories From the Holocaust rsquo s Long Reach Into Arab Lands 2006 offers a freshly conceived if ultimately stark investigation into the archive of small kindnesses shown the occasional Jew during the Second World War Mimi Schwar

News

U.S. Urged to Share Iraqi Refugee Burden The ambassadors of Syria and Jordan called on the United States to share the burden of the unprecedented Iraqi refugee crisis. “The situation is terrible, and the burden on Syria’s resources and population is horrendous,” said Imad Moustaph

Of Many Things
Patricia A. Kossmann April 28, 2008

Awaiting a spring that is coming slowly to the Big Apple, I fast-forward my thoughts and summon the words of the 18th-century poet James Thomson: “…who can paint/ like Nature? Can imagination boast,/ amid its gay creation, hues like hers?” Signs and wonders will soon abound in all

Poem
Anya Silver April 28, 2008

Be praised, my Lord,for the washing machine,whose swingle flails the soiled and stained.

Books
Angela ODonnell April 28, 2008

Mary Oliver has done it again She has assembled a collection of poems that is moving intense and evocative in its engagement of the natural world Yet this latest book by the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winner is distinctive among her 17 volumes for the dark undercurrent that runs thro

Dale S. Recinella April 28, 2008

A change of position by one Catholic Supreme Court justice could make a difference.

Maurice Timothy Reidy April 28, 2008

America presents slideshow of ProFaunas work with distressed animals. Watch the slideshow.