Monthly Archives: May 2016

Barry’s Blog # 166: Kind of a Circle, Part Four

Part Four – 1999 to the Present The man who crawled under a hail of bullets in 1992 to save the Sarajevo Haggadah is profoundly sad. He says Bosnian culture survived the war, but he’s not sure it can survive … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 165: Kind of a Circle, Part Three

PART THREE: 1994 to 1999 Mira Papo, now an Israeli citizen, had been wracked by guilt ever since 1946 for not having appeared at the show trial of the man who had saved her life, Dervis Korkut. During the breakup … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 164: Kind of a Circle, Part Two

PART TWO: 1942 to 1992 To be born is to be weighed down with strange gifts of the soul, with enigmas and an inextinguishable sense of exile. – Ben Okri Sarajevo was a rich cultural ferment that included Muslims, Catholics, … Continue reading

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