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September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pmI'll be the first to admit that cooking isn't my strong suit. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal -- as long as I'm not the person preparing it. In fact, it's come to be somewhat of a joke among my family and friends: If you're hosting a holiday or other...
September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm
The gut-wrenching scenes of human suffering witnessed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina are not only the result of the levee failures at Lake Pontchartrain, but also the failure of a nation numbed to the growing division between "haves" and "have-nots."
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December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm
This is a unique moment in history, when God has given us the means to dramatically reduce hunger and poverty.
The pangs of hunger can be
so painful and physiologically destructive, especially for children. Yet hunger also produces a more intangible pang -- that of stigma and...
September 23, 2004 | 8:00 pm
For millions of American Jews, the official end of the summer season brings with it an important new beginning. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year,
ushers in the holiest period of the Jewish calendar.
Called the Days of Repentance, the 10 days from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur allow...
June 10, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Every June, millions of school-age children can barely contain their excitement at the thought of summer vacation. They are eager for family trips, summer camps and lazy afternoons splashing in a community pool.
But for millions of others, the long months of July and August are as...
April 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm