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Oct 18

October 24, 2018

“But I do own eight cemetery plots.”

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“I’ve never owned real estate. I’ve always rented. I come from renting people. My father still lives in the rent-controlled apartment I grew up in....

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Mar 18

March 5, 2018

We Have a Team!

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They were in my living room. I was in Chicago. Or Pennsylvania? Maybe it was Atlanta. I travel too much. But that’s not the point....

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Mar 18

March 1, 2018

Thank God I Was at the 14th Street Y Gala!

By LABA /

Turns out Rachel Pegram was the perfect person to kick off the 14th Street Y’s annual gala. She teaches at the school; she’s in the...

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Jan 18

January 15, 2018

War

By LABA /

I’ve never been a soap opera fan. Melodrama isn’t really my speed. But over the past three and a half years, I’ve been immersed in...

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Nov 17

November 18, 2017

Drunk Debrief

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I slept through the whole thing. But even from my place in bed upstage center, with my eyes mostly closed, I could hear a world...

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LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture is a program of the 14th Street Y that uses classic Jewish texts to inspire the creation of art, dialogue and study.

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Every year LABA selects a group of culture-makers to take part in our house of study. Learn more about this year’s fellows and our yearly theme WAR + PEACE.