Category: Mel Greenberg

Ministry

By Mickey Friedman November 11, 2016 My mother, before she was shipped out as a child to a bunch of foster homes, each one more miserable than the next, did a stint with the Nuns, who tried to beat the…

Help Mel Help

By Mickey Friedman January 18, 2016 Those of us who live in the Western end of the Commonwealth have long felt we’ve gotten the short end of the stick. The Boston Globe’s analysis of the 2014 Census data shows that…

A Singular Ray of Light

December 3, 2014 By Mickey Friedman I drove with Jurek Zamoyski and Mel Greenberg to pick up and deliver food for Great Barrington’s four food pantries. There’s a pantry at the Calvary Christian Chapel on Route 41, one at the…

Some Lettuce and Tomato

November 8, 2013 By Mickey Friedman Mel was hoping he’d score some lettuce and tomato. And thanks to Guido’s, Mel and friends offered 108 people salad with the chicken dinner Ski Butternut donated. I joined Mel Greenberg and Jürek Zamoyski…

My Dinner With Mel

November 18, 2012 By Mickey Friedman Mel Greenberg invited me to have dinner with him Thursday evening. At the American Legion Hall in Sheffield. I must have been daydreaming because I drove right past it, through Sheffield and then had…