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Dr. Frederick Sweet (a mensch): 1938 – 2013

Posted by on Mar 12, 2013 in Antisemitism, Care, Death, Health, History, Human Rights, Jewish, Magyar, Politics, Shoah, STL, Wars, Women |

Anybody who ever came in contact with Fred knows how willing he was to unmask the dark side of the medical field and to fight for the underdog… [from one of his e-mails to me: “In a 1985 documentary film (perhaps you have seen it) “Searching for Mengele,” Professor Yehuda Bauer at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem is asked whether it is possible today for there to be produced a Dr. Mengele. Bauer responds, not only is it possible it is inevitable because since Mengele’s days nothing has changed at universities all over the world that teach science and technology but not the evil purposes to which such technologies can be put — such as producing a Holocaust. Not more than ten years after Bauer had made that comment, the genocide in Bosnia, Rwanda, and other places descended upon us.”]

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When in New York, Eat Like a Hungarian!

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in Magyar | 2 comments

On the Upper East Side: Andre’s Café, 1631 Second Avenue (between 84th & 85th Street) Mon-Sun 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. (212) 327 1105
Almás/Turós/Mákós/Cseresznyes Rétes (Apple/Cheese/Poppy Seed/Cherry Strudel), Lecso, Hortobágyi Palacsinta, Rákott Krumpli, Cholet, Tarhonya, Nokedli, Körözött… & The Hungarian Meat Market, 1580 Second Avenue (212) 628 5147 Gesztenye Purée… With an article in the New York Times: On the Upper East Side, Memories Fueled by Strudel.

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