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  • April 1, 2018 • Print, Reckoning, Theme • Views: 746

    Sobrevivimos: Argentina in the Age of Macri

    By Henry Reichard he man had been born in Argentina, but his manner was unmistakably estadounidense. One could hear the taint of those years he had spent in the United States in his voice — in his ability to seamlessly shift from a...

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  • January 26, 2016 • Online Content • Views: 2605

    Winter in Recoleta

    Winter reflections on a Buenos Aires neighborhood....

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  • March 22, 2015 • Online Content, The Vicarious Globetrotter, The World at Yale • Views: 1787

    Maradona, Messi, and Cami

    By Rudi-Ann Miller “Being at Yale makes me extra Argentinian. When I’m back home I complain more about my country, but here every time I have the chance to tell someone I’m from Argentina and how great my country is, I take it,”...

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  • July 19, 2013 • Summer 2013 Blog, Summer Blogs • Views: 1154

    Entering the streets

    BY MAYA AVERBUCH During class one morning, something exploded outside the building. The students all turned to the window, hands tensely gripping the desks. “It’s nothing,” said my teacher. “Just continue.” We stared, waiting for...

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  • March 7, 2013 • Islands, Print, Theme • Views: 1275

    Shabbat in Buenos Aires

    BY ARIEL KATZ Within a few minutes of our first meeting, my Buenos Aires host mother was asking me where my parents and grandparents were from. When Paula discovered I was Jewish, she hugged me again. “Shabbat Shalom!” she said. It was...

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  • December 22, 2011 • Pop, Theme • Views: 1492

    A Tale of Two Tangos

    by Isabel Ortiz: As the camera zooms in, a pulsing bass beat is suddenly joined by the faraway lilt of a bandoneon. Two dancers stand face-to-face, performing intricate, isolated movements in bizarre hip-hop choreography. The music sounds...

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  • August 14, 2011 • Blogs, Summer 2011 Blog • Views: 1552

    From Alexandria to Patagonia

    by Eric Gresham: For my last blog post this summer, I’ve posted an article I wrote for my newspaper back home in Alexandria, Virginia summarizing my journey to and through Chile.  If you’ve been keeping up with my posts, you might...

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  • August 10, 2011 • Blogs, Summer 2011 Blog • Views: 1560

    The Jewish Communities of Fez, Buenos Aires, Rome, and Bethesda

    by Micah Hendler: So I’ve been more Jewish than usual in the last few weeks.  When I was in Fez on my birthday, I decided to find the Ibn Danan Synagogue, a 17th-century synagogue in the Jewish Quarter of the city (outside the...

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  • August 9, 2011 • Blogs, Summer 2011 Blog • Views: 1573

    Adventures in Bariloche, Argentina

    by Eric Gresham: Normally by July, Bariloche, Argentina is a month into ski season.  However, this winter has been marred by the potent combination of Chile’s Volcán Petrohue’s eruption, whose ashes have disrupted flights all over...

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  • May 9, 2011 • Frontiers, Theme • Views: 2101

    Measuring Mountains

    by Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins: I have always been fascinated by the superlative. Fastest. Hardest. Longest. Highest. The –est has always captured my imagination and, in some way or another, often guided my actions. On the morning of January...

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