Saturday, May 05, 2018

Saturday Stories: Stolen Torahs, Yonah Krakowsky, and Cudjo Lewis

Erik Overbey Collection, The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of South Alabama. Colorization by Gluekit
Daniel Estrin, in NPR, with an incredible whodunnit covering good (and bad) Samaritans, ancient torahs, and theft (replete with just gorgeous photos)

Yonah Krakowsky, in Toronto Life, on his life as both an Orthodox Jew, and as a gender-reassignment surgeon.

Zora Neale Hurston, posthumously in Vulture, with the story of of Cudjo Lewis, the final slave-ship survivor.