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...
BEZOS V BEZOS

BEZOS V BEZOS

“WHEN YOU have loving and supportive people in your life, like MacKenzie…you end up being able to take risks.” So declared Jeff Bezos, boss of Amazon, the e-commerce giant, last April.  This affirmation by the planet’s richest man of the contribution of his wife of 25...