The blog is about special stories, people, loose ideas and concepts we wish to share, as part of our journey.

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Faces of The Ripple Project

“The Show Will Go On” Starring Ela Weissberger

Ela Weissberger June 30, 1930 – March 30, 2018 It’s hard to describe what it felt like walking into Ela’s house that sweltering summer of 2010. Accompanied by a motley documentary film crew, we were still in the early stages of researching the Terezín concentration camp and had little knowledge of the children’s opera Brundibar. [&hellip

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“The Show Will Go On” Starring Ela Weissberger

It’s hard to describe what it felt like walking into Ela’s house that sweltering summer of 2010. Accompanied by a motley documentary film crew, we were still in the early stages of researching the Terezín concentration camp and had little knowledge of the children’s opera Brundibar. My intern found Ela on a google search and [&hellip

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A Lesson in Civility: Courtesy of Frederick Terna

Last week I was fortunate enough to be invited to an art opening of one of the most talented, absurdly under-recognized, smartest and kindest person I know, Fred Terna (Recent BOMB article on Fred). On it’s own, this is already an exciting enough event. The fact that Fred’s important, and rarely seen in public, work [&hellip

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Floating with Walter

In memory of Walter Schaffir 1921-2016,   The Ripple Project has been, to put it mildly, a war of attrition on my soul. During my 5 years with the project I have seen with my eyes, heard with my ears and felt in my chest the pain and loss so many have suffered. Yet, I did not [&hellip

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Herman Taube (1918-2014)

I know I’m writing this entry a year too late, but last Saturday I had great screening of one of our Ripple films so I’ve decided to thank a man I owe much of it to… “You die twice, once when you pass away and once when you are forgotten.” Deceivingly simple words, which had a [&hellip

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