When in Rome…we visited perhaps the most interesting monument to me, a scholar of ancient Judaism. The Arch of Titus was built in 82 CE by Domitian after the death of his older brother, Titus. It commemorates Titus’ victories, particularly the siege and conquest of Jerusalem in 70 CE, depicted by the 7-branched menorah.
This weekend was the fourth running of the US Grand Prix in Austin, TX. I joined two close friends for an incredible […]
Today, in an effort to escape the 100º heat in Freiburg we drove up to Schluchsee, a beautiful lake in the Schwarzwald. […]
I had the great good fortune to travel to Moscow for a few days. I wasn’t really sure about safety and I […]
I have recently moved to the University of Kentucky. The entire region has been rubber banding back and forth between spring and […]