As a thousand Jews from South Florida found shelter from the storm in Atlanta, we drove to Nashville, Tenn., on highways crowded with vehicles from a state temporarily devoid of sunshine, for the Religion News Association annual meeting. I looked forward to renewing acquaintances with this exceptionally collegial group. As a new member, my wife, a television journalist and interfaith activist, would meet people in both fields.
This column begins at the intersection of turkey chili, undernourished children and the Broadway musical “Falsettos” and ends with the Jewish High Holidays. The chili is the signature dish of Jenny Levison’s restaurant chain, Souper Jenny. The recipe came from her father, 90-year-old S. Jarvin Levison, a founding member and past president of the Breman Museum, who last year retired after a decades-long legal career.
Just after midnight on Aug 23, 1927, 90 years ago today, the anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were sent to the electric chair in Boston’s Charlestown State Prison. Sacco and Vanzetti, Italian immigrants who formed part of a radical anarchist milieu, had been convicted of the 1920 murders of a shoe-factory paymaster and the man who had escorted him while he transported money down the main street of South Braintree, Massachusetts. Sacco was a shoemaker and Vanzetti a fish-peddler.
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