On this day in 1775, Marinus Willett and a small group of Sons of Liberty confront British soldiers and seize five wagonloads of weapons as the Redcoats evacuate New York City.Willet was born in Jamaica, New York, on July 31, 1740.The shrinking age gap between men and women could be good news for the institution of marriage, however.The Atlantic reported that the closer a couple’s ages, the more likely they are to stay together. If you’re a Jew, particularly a young one who’s living somewhere other than Los Angeles, here are some reasons to at least consider a move: L. is home to more than 600,000 Jews — it is the city with the largest Jewish community outside of Tel Aviv and New York. A.’s climate and topography are much closer to Israel’s than Manhattan’s — if it were always (with the exception of September in L. Los Angeles also has some of the best kosher restaurants in the United States, as well as every type of synagogue and young Jewish professional group under the sun. typically ranks second, at most, when people name the top American places to live as a Jew. Beaches here, by the way, are second to none as both a crumb receptacle for tashlich (see cover) and a scenic backdrop for blowout Lag B’Omer bonfires. From the Chabad Residential Treatment Center to Beit T’Shuvah, drug rehab (like having a shrink) isn’t taboo in L. He found redemption in Torah and wrote a book about his journey, “Holy Thief,” which was a Los Angeles Times best-seller. It was also — hold your breath — an awesome Jewish decision. is not on the minds of many of America’s organizational Jewish leaders, most of whom live somewhere along the Washington-New York corridor. And if Venice isn’t your thing, just up the Pacific Coast Highway there’s the Malibu Jewish Center, a Reconstructionist synagogue just steps from the Pacific Ocean. Or that some of the best (and only) Jewish drug rehab centers are here? Beit T’Shuvah is Torah-intensive, co-ed, has an annual budget of about million, and is run by power couple Harriet Rossetto and Rabbi Mark Borovitz, the latter of whom, in his previous life, was an alcoholic and did time in a state prison in Chino.The easiest way to distinguish a real photo postcard is to look at it under a magnifying glass; it will show smooth transitions from one tone to another. (Britain had already pioneered this in 1902.) The address was to be written on the right side; the left side was for writing messages.For those in the know, AU is THE University to find a girl in the DC area worth dating.
Much of the contents of these guidelines were excerpted with permission from the Beginners Guide to the Hobby of Postcard Collecting, The Capital of Texas Postcard Club.almost never in your favor.” Some have speculated that as the age we marry increases and the age gap between genders decreases, divorce rates will fall and Americans will be more satisfied in their marriages.Three years ago, I left swampy New Orleans, and rather than return to my Maryland hometown, I found myself lured to Los Angeles. And at some point in their lives, these disillusioned New Yorkers try living in Los Angeles. Aside from the classics he’s directed that everyone knows about (“E.Messages were not permitted on the address side of the cards; after attempting various forms of explaining that regulation, the U. Post Office adopted the printed message that This side is for the address only (Staff, p. Other backs from this pioneer era of the American post card are known today as Souvenir Card and Mail Card. In this era, private citizens began to take black and white photographs and have them printed on paper with post card backs.Postcards that are actual photographic replications were first produced around 1900.