A Mother Who Prevailed at Auschwitz

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Ernie Hollander and his family arrived at Auschwitz in 1944. He was seventeen years old and on his coat he wore a large yellow … [Read more...]

Writing Room: Ending Paragraphs and Sentences with a Bang

By Barbara Falconer Newhall One of the handiest writing tips I know – and an easy one to implement – is this: Think about how you end your paragraphs. … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Choose Me, Please!

By Barbara Falconer Newhall April 21,1991, The Oakland Tribune Jury duty is a lot like softball. I'd rather not do it. I'd rather not sit through the … [Read more...]

Book Openers: The Emerging, Emergent Church — What’s Up Next for Christianity?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why, by Phyllis Tickle, Baker Books, 172 pages, $17.99 “About every … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Banning Barbie in West Virginia

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Ban Barbie? Seriously? Yes, says Jeff Eldridge, a second-term Democratic delegate to the West Virginia legislature. … [Read more...]