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Embracing our elders

By David Suissa

42 minutes ago

We are spiritually ambitious at this time of year. We reflect, we repent, we make resolutions. We study our faults and mistakes of the past year and commit to being better people in the... read full article

  • Why I have vaccinated my daughters

    by Stacy Mintzer Herlihy

    2 hours ago

    I have two girls, ages three and eleven. My daughters have gotten every last vaccine I can possibly get for them. I have done the same for myself. 

    Why? Because quite simply, vaccines are one of the most amazing medical discoveries we humans have ever pulled off. Because I don't...

  • Elan Carr hesitant to support sending U.S. troops back to Iraq

    By Bill Boyarsky

    2 hours ago

    I happened to interview Elan Carr, a Republican congressional candidate with substantial Middle East experience, on a day that may be remembered as noteworthy in the latest American attempt to defeat terrorism in that tormented region.

    Carr, currently a deputy Los Angeles County...

  • Climate change will be the number one issue in the 2034 midterm elections

    By Marty Kaplan

    20 hours ago

    On the day after the Sept. 23 UN Climate Change Summit in New York, sunset will bring the High Holidays to Jews around the world.   

    On that night, I wonder whether the words of the Unetanneh Tokef, the troubling prayer at the heart of the Days of Awe, will resonate with news...

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  • Climate on Rosh Hashanah - the greatest threat to Israel

    by David Seidenberg

    1 day ago

    As we approached Rosh Hashanah last week, we read the double Torah portion called Nitzavim-Vayelekh, which includes the verse, "Life and death I set before you, the blessing and the curse. Choose life, in order that you and your seed will live!" (Deut. 30:19) The next day, four...

  • Bennett and Weston: The politics of scapegoating

    by Reuven Firestone

    4 days ago

    John Bennett, a Republican Representative in the Oklahoma State Legislature,  urged people recently on his Facebook page to “be wary of the individuals who claim to be Muslim-American” because, presumably, they pose a threat to us all. Leaders of several civil rights organizations...

  • Charles Bronfman: The most wonderful gift I’ve ever received

    by Charles Bronfman

    4 days ago

    Ten years ago, my children Ellen and Stephen, and their spouses Andrew Hauptman and Claudine Blondin Bronfman, gave me the most unbelievable gift.

    They founded and endowed The Charles Bronfman Prize, which annually recognizes a humanitarian under the age of 50 who is changing the...

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