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Never Mind the Goldbergs

Never Mind the Goldbergs is a 2005 novel by Matthue Roth. Its plot follows the seventeen-year-old Hava Aaronson, an Orthodox Jewish girl living in New York City, as she is invited to live in Hollywood for the summer to star on a fictional television show, The Goldbergs. Living in Los Angeles is Hava's first experience living outside the Orthodox Jewish world and she finds herself questioning her relationship to Judaism, to Orthodoxy, to God; these are illustrated through quirky humorous episodes, including one where Hava is unwittingly kept working until Shabbos, another where she stumbles into a man who may or may not be Orson Welles. The book's unconventional tone and unpredictable nature have elicited comparisons to Kurt Vonnegut and Francesca Lia Block; the book's centerpiece, a scene where Hava and her friend Moish flee the sitcom set and road-trip to Berkeley, California. Some of the personalities are based on real people, including an Orthodox film director and a Hasidic rebbetzin, a hip-hop M.

C. Roth has admitted that much of the book pertains to his own struggle between his Orthodox religion, punk culture, not fitting in with other fundamentalists, its title was not intended as a reference to The Goldbergs, the radio show created by Gertrude Berg in 1929, which Roth has said he discovered halfway through writing the novel, but he kept it as a panegyric. Since its release, the book has become embraced by a small cult following in the Orthodox and Hasidic communities

Chukwunweike Idigbe

Chukwunweike Idigbe was a former justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, he was appointed to the position on April 10, 1964. He served as Chief Justice of the Mid-Western region. Idigbe was born to family of Ignatious and Christiana Idigbe in Kaduna, both parents were from Asaba Delta State and in 1977, Justice Idigbe was bestowed the traditional chieftaincy title of Izoma of Asaba, his father was a produce officer with a marketing board and appointed as a member of the Western House of Chiefs representing Asaba under the Action Group. Idigbe started education at Port Harcourt. In 1937, he attended Christ the King College and proceeded to study law at King's College London and Middle Temple where he finished with a LL. B. Second Class Upper Division, he was called to the bar in 1947 and thereafter established a private law practice in Warri that covered the Western African Court of Appeal. On May 22, 1961, he was appointed a judge of the Western Nigeria High court, he was made a supreme Court Justice in 1964 and from 1966 to 1967, he served concurrently as the Chief Justice of the newly created Mid-Western region.

However, in 1967, by virtue of his hometown, Idigbe was on the Biafran in the Nigerian Civil War and ceased to be a Nigerian judge. In 1972, he joined Irving and Bonnar, a private firm and three years he was re-appointed a judge in the Supreme Court; as a judge he was chairman of a land use committee set up to review the land tenure system in Nigeria

Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti

The Vedomosti was the first newspaper printed in Russia. It was established by Peter the Great's ukase dated 16 December 1702; the first issue appeared on 2 January 1703. Following along the lines of the 17th-century handwritten Kuranty, Peter's newspaper contained little other than reports of military victories and diplomatic relations, either composed by the tsar himself or translated from Dutch newspapers according to his choice; the newspaper was published at the Print Yard in Kitai-gorod, Moscow. In 1710, engravings were introduced by way of decoration, they represented the Peter and Paul Fortress or the Neva River, thus reflecting the growing importance of Saint Petersburg. From 1711, most issues were printed in the Northern capital. Peter's Vedomosti was published quite irregularly, as important news arrived — sometimes as many as seventy issues appeared annually, sometimes only one; the circulation fluctuated from several dozen copies to four thousand. In 1719, the newspaper contained 22 pages.

These early issues of the Vedomosti — of which only a fraction survives — were reprinted in 1855. With Peter's death in 1725, the newspaper lost its most precious contributor; as Russia offered no choice of journalists who could carry on his project, ownership of the paper was transferred to the Russian Academy of Sciences, which renamed it Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti in 1727. In the course of the 18th century, the academics issued the newspaper twice a week, supplementing it with extensive scholarly "commentaries", whose editors included Fedor Polikarpov-Orlov, Gerhardt Friedrich Müller, Mikhail Lomonosov, Ippolit Bogdanovich. Since 1800, the Saint Petersburg Vedomosti was published daily. Controlled editorially by the liberal journalist Evgeny Korsh since 1863, the Vedomosti was brought to the forefront of the country's political life, as it campaigned for Europeanizing reforms and opposed the conservative stance of the semi-official Moskovskie Vedomosti. Korsh clashed with censors over his liberal views until 1875, when he was dismissed from the editorial staff and the paper was taken over by the Imperial Ministry of Education.

After that, the newspaper's circulation and influence declined and it took the Octobrist editorial stance. The Russian Revolution brought about its closure in 1917, it was not until 1991 that the former Communist Party daily Leningradskaya Pravda was rebranded as the revived Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti. The first issue of the new Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti was published on 1 September 1991, it is published five times a week with a circulation of 190,000. There is a business daily, the Vedomosti, introduced in 1999. On December 28, 1995, the newspaper was reorganized by the St. Petersburg Mayor Office as a joint stock company, it belongs to the JSC Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti Editorial House. Vladimir Putin was the first Chairman of the newspapers's Advisory Board until June 1997. In 2005 the Russia bank, a co-founder of the JSC and had owned 20% share of the newspaper, acquired blocking share of 35 percent. Томсинский С. М. Первая печатная газета России, Пермь, 1959. "Vedomosti" digital archives in "Newspapers on the web and beyond", the digital resource of the National Library of Russia "Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti" digital archives in "Newspapers on the web and beyond", the digital resource of the National Library of Russia "Leningradskaya Pravda" digital archives in "Newspapers on the web and beyond", the digital resource of the National Library of Russia "Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti" digital archives in "Newspapers on the web and beyond", the digital resource of the National Library of Russia Official site of Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti

Minor major seventh chord

A minor major seventh chord, or minor/major seventh chord is a seventh chord composed of a root, minor third, perfect fifth, major seventh. It can be viewed as a minor triad with an additional major seventh; when using popular-music symbols, it is denoted by mM7, mΔ7, −Δ7, mM7, m/M7, m, minmaj7, m⑦, m♮7, m7+, etc. For example, the minor major seventh chord built on C, written as CmM7, has pitches C–E♭–G–B: The chord can be represented by the integer notation; the chord occurs on the tonic. That is, the first, third and seventh scale degrees of the harmonic minor scale form a minor major seventh chord, as shown below; the harmonic minor scale has a raised seventh, creating a minor second between the seventh and the octave. This half step creates a pull to the tonic, useful in harmonic context and is not present in the natural minor scale. Traditionally, in classical and jazz contexts, when building a chord on the dominant of the minor tonality, this raised seventh is present, so both of these chords have a strong pull to the tonic.

The minor major seventh chord is most used in jazz functioning as a minor tonic. Jazz musicians improvise with the melodic minor scale over this chord. Additionally, Bernard Herrmann's use of this chord – most notoriously in his score for Psycho – has earned it the nickname, "The Hitchcock Chord". In flamenco, guitarists use this chord as an abstract chord to create atmosphere and it gives a Moorish feel with the tension between the minor and major; this chord appears in classical music, but it is used more in the late Romantic period than in the Classical and Baroque periods. One notable use is in the fourth movement of Samuel Barber's piano sonata; the chord, infrequent in rock and popular music, is "virtually always found on the fourth scale degree in the major mode", thus making the seventh of the chord the third of the scale and explaining the rarity of the chord, given the "propensity of the third scale degree to be lowered as a blues alteration." Examples occur in Lesley Gore's "It's My Party", the Chiffons' "One Fine Day", Mariah Carey's "Vision Of Love", Pink Floyd's "Us and Them", Toni Braxton's "I Don't Want To", Radiohead's "Life in a Glasshouse" and Depeche Mode's "Jezebel".

The chord, which has Forte number 4-19, "may be regarded as the sonic emblem of music of the Second Viennese School because of its prevalence and multiple strategic functions."

Russell Rovers GAA

Russell Rovers is a Gaelic football and hurling club based in the village of Shanagarry, County Cork, Ireland. The club draws its support from Churchtown South, Ballycotton and Shanagarry itself, it competes in competitions organised by the Imokilly divisional board. The club was founded in 1930, it was popularly believed that the club acquired its name from the neighbouring townland of Ballyrussell, while other research suggests that it was named after a Fr. John Russell, Parish Priest of Cloyne in the 1840s. Fr. Russell was a prominent and sometimes controversial figure, a prolific letter-writer - as can be seen from correspondence with the Cork Examiner and Cork Constitution newspapers in October 1848 when he took issue with the local Protestant curate of Ballycotton, whom he accused of proselytism. Fr. Russell is credited with assisting in setting up National Schools in the area. After winning the club's first Cork Junior A and Munster Junior Club Hurling Championship finals in 2019, the club progressed to the 2019–20 All-Ireland Junior Club Hurling Championship final, after beating Mícheál Breathnach CLG of Galway in the semi-final.

The club ended their run as runners-up to Conahy Shamrocks in the final. All-Ireland Junior Club Hurling Championship Runners-up 2020 Munster Junior Club Hurling Championship Winners 2019 Cork Junior A Hurling Championship Winners 2019 Runner up 2018 East Cork Junior A Hurling Championship Winners 2018, 2019 Runner up 2006, 2017 East Cork Junior A Hurling League Winners 2017, 2018 East Cork Junior B Hurling Championship Winners 1945, 1958, 1963, 1978, 2002 East Cork Junior C Hurling Championship Winners 2014 East Cork Junior A Football Championship Winners 1931 Cork Junior B Inter-Divisional Football Championship Winners 2018 East Cork Junior B Football Championship Winners 1986, 2018 Cork Minor C Hurling Championship Winners 2007 Cork Minor C Football Championship Winners 2007 Kevin Hartnett East Cork GAA - Clubs - Russell Rovers GAA