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  • Women of the Wall Abandons its Mission

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    2 weeks ago

    Social media is all abuzz today about the news about a “new” egalitarian prayer space that is being created in Jerusalem. Some are, mistakenly, hailing it as a great victory. I see it as an abandonment of its mission by an organization I have vocally supported for years, the Women...

  • Sharif Import Takes Boy on Trip to Islam

    By Tom Tugend

    November 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "I was filming 'Funny Girl' with Barbra Streisand in 1967, when the Six-Day War broke out, and the Arab press called me a traitor for kissing a Jewish woman," actor Omar Sharif reminisced.

    "When I told Barbra about it," Sharif added, "she said, 'You should see the letter my aunt...

  • Kerry’s Heritage

    By Jennifer Anne Perez

    November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Seven years ago, then U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discovered that more than a dozen of her relatives had perished in the Nazi concentration camps because they, like Albright, were born Jewish.

    Albright's discovery raised an even larger question: How many other American...

  • Mom, Can We Keep Him?

    By Rachel Brand

    November 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    If your kids are out of the house and you're experiencing empty-nest syndrome, how about considering adoption? Don't worry though, this adoptee will be pretty low-maintenance -- all he needs is a caring family, food, water and, of course, plenty of fly-repellent gel.

    The adoptees are...