Poet and refugee advocate Roya Hakakian talks how words can help bring about change in Iran – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency | Logical Bux

Roya Hakakian is a poet, author, journalist and refugee advocate. Each of these roles is an offshoot of her own life experiences as a child and teenager in pre- and post-revolutionary Iran and as an immigrant to the United States. Her poetry appears in many anthologies around the world, her books take a candid look … Read more

New Memoirs, Novels, and Poetry Collections by Local Jewish Authors – J. – The Jewish News of Northern California | Logical Bux

“Nearly Normal Human: Survive with Courage, Kindness, and Hope” by Ben Stern with Charlene Stern (Redwood Publishing, 320 pages). As a Holocaust educator, Berkeley’s Ben Stern has shared his story of surviving the Warsaw Ghetto and the Majdanek and Auschwitz concentration camps with many listeners over the years – both through lectures and through a … Read more

Longevity Tips From Lifelong Trail Runners – Trail Runner Magazine | Logical Bux

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This Bothell woman is working to make the world of ski instruction more inclusive – The Seattle Times | Logical Bux

When Annette Diggs hit the slopes for a rite of passage in the Pacific Northwest — a beginner’s ski lesson in the Cascades — in the winter of 2017-18, the experience wasn’t what she expected. “When I first stepped on snow, I saw how exclusive and homogenous this space was,” Diggs said. As the only … Read more