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Meet Lisa Kaufman
In 2002, online Gotham teacher Lisa Kaufman was at the crossroads of an intercontinental romance.
She was a recent Columbia graduate writing a feature screenplay in LA. Her soon-to-be husband was a business owner in Tel Aviv. “We had been corresponding by email for six months,” she says, “and we were kind of like, what is this thing?”
“This thing” turned out to be the start of a new life for Lisa. Halfway across the world, in Israel.Read More View All
The teaching is some of the very best I have ever experienced. Far superior to much of what was given to me in graduate school or seminary. The teacher is gifted, gracious, patient, perceptive, and makes the craft accessible and doable.
Thomas Farrington, writer
The Show HouseYou sharpen the knives. There are seven, an ambitious purchase made before you truly understood the way to work. You were naive, seduced by the allure of a better life through acquisition. The fluorescent light above your head flickers. That...
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