Like many youngsters growing up in the Seventies and Eighties, my political landscape was deeply shaped by the seemingly interminable issues in the Middle East. My own teen years were influenced deeply by both Jewish and Arabic cultures and I owe much of myContinue Reading

  by Elizabeth Kiem     Anna Pasternak rights an ancestral wrong, but can’t help playing matchmaker . . . Anna Pasternak concedes it proudly: “I’m a hopeless romantic. It’s in the genes.” Pasternak is, yes, related to Boris, the rock-star poet of 20th century Russia. She’s alsoContinue Reading