Tag Archives: history

  1. House of Culture

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    May 14, 2018 by Melanie L.

    My maternal grandmother, Ita Chernowetsky, was born in “a beautiful country,” Uman, Ukraine in 1914. Her parents ran a laundry …
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  2. Reign of Fear

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    November 17, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Rainbows over arid land gave credence to His promise never again to flood the peaks. Mankind proliferated. But, infected floodwater …
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  3. “Courage” (Fiction)

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    July 22, 2014 by Melanie L.

    “Wait. R.E.M. and waking stages combine? Sleep paralysis invades while supine causing visions of strangulating hags or threatening assailants while …
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Melanie L.

Melanie L.

I'm a happily re-married, full-time lawyer, and full-time mom raising two adorable vilde chayas (Yiddish: wild things) named Monkey and Peanut (not their real names!). I am often seen in public counting to three. In addition to parenting and writing, I also love photography, cosmology, evolutionary anthropology, and all things Israel.

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