Middle Ages

What is “the new anti-Semitism?”

I want to start with a question: do you know of another name for the current pandemic other than the coronavirus? No, I am not talking about COVID-19. I think many people will be surprised to learn that the coronavirus is called the “judeovirus”. Jews were thus accredited due to …

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The vital art of talking to strangers

July 10, 2021 Hello Stranger. By Will Buckingham. Granta; 336 pages; £ 16.99 The power of strangers. By Joe Keohane. Random house; 352 pages; $ 28. Viking; £ 16.99 Fracture. By John Yates. Harper North; 348 pages; $ 28.99 and £ 20 AAttitude towards strangers He tends to follow familiar …

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Leather Alternatives: a “trendy” concept?

Leather is probably one of the oldest materials used by mankind. Even before humanity weaved threads, invented fabrics, and then evolved into wearing clothes, leather was the first material the human race found to drape our skin. From primitive man to the present day, leather has undoubtedly played a crucial …

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Learn to live with wolves

Colorado passed Proposition 114 in November 2020 to restore wolves to the Colorado landscape by 2023.Rick Spitzer / Daily Special In “Thinking Like a Mountain,” writes Aldo Leopold, “I now suspect that just as a herd of deer lives in mortal fear of its wolves, a mountain lives in mortal …

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