Judah Benjamin: A Life

Judah Benjamin: A Life

Every once in a while I stumble upon the story of a remarkable individual.  Such a person was Judah Benjamin.  Born in 1811 in St. Croix, Benjamin’s family moved first to North Carolina and then to Charleston, S.C., home to the largest Jewish community in the...
Gandhi as Lawyer

Gandhi as Lawyer

Mohandas Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British colonial rule.  Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the...
There is a Crack in Everything

There is a Crack in Everything

From time to time I am asked how I cope, spending so much time dealing with peoples’ problems.  I find people fascinating, so I can’t say that there has been a whole lot of heavy lifting.  I have also been fortunate to work with great people, who make the burden of...