Mendele’s Blog is a review of books, ideas and education, with contributions from:
Nathan Arbor (NA)
Nathan Arbor writes about economics, and is a former Fellow at the Huntington Institute for Economic and Social Thought. His books include Economic Determinism after the Cold War and Henry George and the Problem of Mid-Century Economics in America. Nathan can be reached at narbor at mendele.com.
Roger B. Blumberg (RBB)
Roger Blumberg is a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, at Brown University, and the founder and principal evaluator at Mendele Education LLC, in Providence, Rhode Island. He is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, and served on the Board of Directors of the Federation of State Humanities Councils, in Washington DC. Here he writes about science, technology, and education. Roger can be reached at rog at mendele.com.
Barak Fravasi (BF)
Barak Fravasi is a writer who divides his time between New York, Venice, and Oaxaca. Barak can be reached at bfrav at mendele.org
Paul Mackintosh (PM)
Paul Mackintosh is a native of Hull, and was for many years a journalist in the United Kingdom. He is now living in the United States, writing a book about the United States during the Obama administration. His contributions to Mendele’s Blog concern the peculiarities of American politics and culture. He can be reached at pmackintosh at mendele dot com.
B. E. Shribman (BES)
Benjamin Shribman was born and educated in Boston, Massachusetts, and was for many years the Rabbi at Temple Beth El, in Amersterdam, New York, from which he retired in 2002. He writes about Judaism and Jewish philosophy, and lives in New York City. He can be reached at beshribman at mendele dot com.
Sarah K. Williams (SKW)
Sarah Williams is the CEO of Wheee!, a management consulting firm specializing in the analysis and repair of Nonprofit Boards. She has published numerous articles on Nonprofit governance and was the 2006 recipient of the Council of Councils Award from the Federation of State-Sponsored Nonprofit Organizations. She lives in Boston and can be reached at skwilliams at mendele.com.