Laughter in the Well

Laughter in the Well

When I was 7 years old, playing a bit role in our school production of “The Golden Goose,” I faced my first stage disaster: the Extra-Large box of “Milk Duds” candy that I had stuffed into my tunic fell onto the stage, in full sight, as I was speaking my first line. I...
Stranger in a strange land

Stranger in a strange land

Asked his opinion on Zionism, Franz Kafka replied, “What do I care about Zionism? I have nothing in common with the Jews! In fact I have nothing in common with myself… “ Of course the greatest irony in that declaration by the master ironist is this: in severing his...