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A Tribute to Butch Trucks 3/1/17: thoughts, photos, videos.

Last Weds. March 1, I paid tribute to Butch Trucks with a special band: my Big in China core supplemented by Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts), Peter Levin (Gregg Allman) and Junior Mack (Jaimoe). This show meant a lot to me. March in NYC has…
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Being Jewish in China and Discovering What Really Matters

When my wife and I decided to move our family from Maplewood, NJ to Beijing in 2005 we weren't really sure what it would mean for our Jewish life. We were prepared to scale it back for a few years, and to take more responsibility for keeping…

I was a Fu Man Jew

What it was like to be a Fu Man Jew.
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Happy New Year

Yom Tov, G'sai G'sun, Good Yuntiv and all that good stuff to my Hebraic friends. Happy Day Off from school to the rest of you. To answer the question many have asked, yes, we are going to services. There is a Reconstructionist Congregation that…