Alle Menschen sind Brüder

I saw a picture on the cover of a magazine (shown at left), and I was immediately struck by the familiarity of this face.  The dude’s name is Shael Polakow-Suransky, and he’s deputy chancellor of the New York City public school system.   I have a strong suspicion that Mr. Suransky (as well as Jon Stewart!) and I have got a common ancestor going way back to the old country (the “old country” being some Eastern European shtetl).

People have actually told me, on occasion, that I look like Jon Stewart.  I tend to agree, but I’m a little less stubbly.  And I do believe we share a common ancestor, too – most likely it’s our cousin Ziggy from Lakewood.

For those of you who think I’ve lost whatever marbles I’ve left based on that statement – it’s supposed to be absurd. (So were the statements in my recent blog post regarding having to be forced to enjoy doing good deeds.)

Facially, though, I believe I look most like my dad, who would have turned 86 on October 5.  Happy belated birthday, W.O.!

About Joanna Rapoza

I've gone to (100's of) pieces here in my blogs. Read, enjoy, laugh, cure insomnia; it's your choice.
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