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i tried to e-mail jim (swirling brain) but his address and webpage don't work anymore.

here's the message i sent:

hi jim,

as a jew living in nyc (well, just outside right now, actually), i'm disappointed to hear of your treatment on your recent visit. most likely, you were treated badly because they thought you were a non-orthodox jew. some of the local orthodox communities think badly of those of us who are not orthodox and are, well, less than welcoming to us. i think that had they known you were a gentile you would have received better treatment. that's usually the case, anyway: you're friend who indicated the orthodox welcome for outsiders is correct.

alas, it's a shame either way.



The Japan Society of New York City is hosting an interactive robot demonstration on June 6 (2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.) entitled "Human Interaction: Vision 2020."

Robots included:

FT and Chroino, humanoids created by Tomotaka Takahashi
Paro, a seal-like robot created by Takanori Shibata
Toyota's i-unit.

Tickets are $10. see the official site

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