‘Famous Nathan’ book & author talk

“Famous Nathan” chronicles the extraordinary life of an immigrant looking for a better life for himself and his family. Nathan’s story provides a window into the immigrant experience, detailing the inner workings of successful business and portraying the riotous landscape of Coney Island during the glory years of the 20th Century.

Pastrami on rye

Ted Merwin, Ph.D., will be discussing his new book, ” Pastrami On Rye, An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli,” on Sunday, November 13, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., at Temple Israel of Lawrence, 140 Central Avenue, Lawrence, N.Y.

Discovery: How ancient texts were written

Virgil, Homer, Ovid, Cicero, Plato, Aristotle, and many others, all wrote using an identical underlying literary structure. This same structure was used by each of the biblical writers, says independent scholar, Anne Kanno. It was a type of ring composition that was the modus operandi used for writing texts for over 2000 years.