Articles written by: Barbara Moser

Travel: Feasting eyes on Botero’s Medellín in Colombia
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Travel: Feasting eyes on Botero’s Medellín in Colombia

We happened to be in Medellín, Colombia, to welcome the New Year of 2015, during our first visit to Colombia and Ecuador.

Theatre review: Tribes
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Theatre review: Tribes

I’ve never seen or listened to a play quite like Tribes.

Ecuador: Our summer home on the ocean in Salinas
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Ecuador: Our summer home on the ocean in Salinas

This summer we did something different.

Book review: The Book of Faith, Elaine Kalman Naves
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Book review: The Book of Faith, Elaine Kalman Naves

Elaine Kalman Naves’ novel is an exposition of a certain Jewish community, the Reconstructionists, a branch of Judaism that takes a less traveled path to Judaism.

Galapagos Islands: An adventure of two lifetimes
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Galapagos Islands: An adventure of two lifetimes

We had always wanted to visit the Galapagos Islands, but felt a trip to this isolated archipelago in the Pacific Ocean was just too expensive — it was a destination for the rich. When we decided to spend our two-month long summer vacation in one spot this year, Salinas, Ecuador, the […]

Restaurant review: Café Falafel
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Restaurant review: Café Falafel

I miss Israel. So when I found Café Falafel, I was delighted.

Triplex landlady, Tass, seeks advice and payment from Reb Aaron. Photo: Andrée Lanthier
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Centaur Theatre review: Triplex Nervosa

The soft lyrics crooning behind the opening scene of Triplex Nervosa tell us the characters we are about to meet are “looking for shelter from the storm.”

Bathing body and soul in Baños
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Bathing body and soul in Baños

For the first time on our many and varied travels, I was crying because I didn’t want to leave.

Sisters, Sara Ana and Sofia Laura, on a Sunday pony ride in Cuba
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Travel: What’s in store for the children of Cuba?

Now that Cuba and the United States are engaged in talks aimed at normalizing relations, what changes are in store for the socialist experience there? In particular, how will possible changes affect Cuba’s children?

Romance in Bruges and mussels in Brussels
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Romance in Bruges and mussels in Brussels

This summer we explored Belgium and once again fell in love with Jacques Brel.