Miscellaneous


Introduction to Unatanneh Tokef
Remarks on Rosh HaShanah 2016 (5777)
Published in fredbernstein.com, October 2016

D'var Torah on Behar
Let's give the land a rest
Published in Speeches / talks, May 2014

D'var Torah on Mikheitz
How good it is for brothers to sit peacefully together
Published in Speeches / talks, December 2012

The Parenting of Low Expectations
Foreword to "52 Weeks of Parenting Wisdom: Effective Strategies for Raising Respectful, Happy Kids" by Meg Akabas
Published in 52 Weeks of Parenting Wisdom, December 2012

A Congress for the Many, or the Few?
Published in The New York Times, September 9, 2012

Poll Watching (and Worrying) in Philadelphia
Published in FredBernstein.com, November 5, 2008

Stitching Together a New Life in Riverdale
Surviving the Holocaust with needle and thread
Published in The New York Times, August 8, 2008

Shaving My Wallet Better Than My Face
Falling for the Infinity Razor
Published in The New York Times, April 13, 2007

Marc Newson
The high-flying designer lands in Miami
Published in Design Miami, December 2006

The Town the Boom Forgot
Published in The New York Times, June 25, 2006

Not a Palace, But It's Home
The Ottoman emperor-in-waiting lives in a walk-up, rent-controlled apartment
Published in The New York Times, March 26, 2006

Pretty Profits from Ugly Houses
How HomeVestors went national
Published in The New York Times, February 19, 2006

The Disappearing Las Vegas Condos
Published in The New York Times, January 29, 2006

Free Homes for Disabled Vets -- But Where's the Land?
Published in The New York Times, December 4, 2005

A Home for Artists, and for Art
The avant garde, on Staten Island!
Published in The New York Times, November 27, 2005

More Twists Than a Mardi Gras Parade
Assessing the New Orleans real estate market after Katrina
Published in The New York Times, November 13, 2005

Smart Elevators
Published in The New York Times, November 2, 2005

Controlling Growth by Controlling Water
In Bolinas, a water meter sells for $310,000
Published in The New York Times, October 9, 2005

An On-Screen Alternative to Hands-On Dissection
Published in The New York Times, October 4, 2005

Healing Buildings in the Catskills
The Twelve Tribes in Oak Hill and Coxsackie
Published in The New York Times, July 24, 2005

An oasis in a toxic world
A haven for "multiple chemical sensitivity" sufferers is threatened
Published in The New York Times, July 9, 2005

Southwest Florida's Red Tide Woes
Contaminated beaches -- and persistent respiratory problems -- hit a region that includes some of America's fast-growing cities
Published in The New York Times, April 23, 2005

Rate Your Landlord; Get Sued
Published in The New York Times, April 10, 2005

A Loan That Keeps on Paying
The MFA Boston comes to the Las Vegas strip
Published in The New York Times, March 30, 2005

Securing the Iraq Museum
Published in The New York Times, January 23, 2005

Tony Goldman in Miami
An urban pioneer's new venture

Published in The New York Times, January 18, 2005

Greetings from Resisterville
A town where Vietnam draft resisters have made a difference
Published in The New York Times, November 20, 2004

On Campus, Rethinking Biology 101
Transgender students gain rights, and respect, in college
Published in The New York Times, March 7, 2004

Married or Not, It's a Full House
The lives of Steven Lofton, Roger Croteau, and their foster children
Published in The New York Times, November 19, 2003

World on a String
A puppeteer copes with Parkinson's disease
Published in The New York Times, November 19, 2003

The Provincetown Outflow Settles in Truro
Cape Cod's first "gay suburb"
Published in The New York Times, November 14, 2003

From the Torch to the Toes, Digital Insurance
How the Statue of Liberty could be recreated, after a disaster
Published in The New York Times, September 11, 2003

Now Pitching For Wahconah, Jim Bouton
The "Ball Four" author cries "Foul Ball" in the Berkshires
Published in The New York Times, April 10, 2003

This Store Sells Rice Pudding -- Nothing Else
Rice to riches? Or rice to ruin?
Published in The New York Times, March 27, 2003

Entertaining Mr. X
A look at Douglas Coupland and his novel Miss Wyoming
Published in The Independent on Sunday (London), February 14, 2003

Irish Pride Meets Gay Pride
The gay backstory of New York's Irish Hunger Memorial
Published in The Advocate, October 2002

Think Different
Tekserve, which lives the Apple slogan
Published in The New York Times, June 20, 2002

Unloading His Books, But Not His Conscience
My encounter with Amazon.com
Published in The New York Times, April 11, 2002

A Chicago Chop Shop Takes the Hayden's Guts
What happened to the planetarium's glamorous gizmo?
Published in The New Yorker, November 4, 2001

Take-Off
A review of The Full Monty on Broadway
Published in The Independent on Sunday (London), October 29, 2000

Dryvit
Fakle stucco, real problems
Published in The New York Times, July 1, 1999

The World Is Going to Hear of This Boy
An interview with Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg's mother
Published in The Jewish Mothers' Hall of Fame, December 1990

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