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  • Lance Armstrong and the disease of wild narcissism and ruthless ambition

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    January 24, 2013 | 11:43 am

    Lance Armstrong proved surprisingly poor at backpedaling. His stone-faced, reluctant regret made many who watched the interview wonder if this was an illness. Why did this man mow down associates, besmirch employees, lie, cheat and bully his way to the top of a sport he is now...

  • The darker side of college

    November 15, 2010 | 11:40 am

    CAUTION: This op-ed by a senior at a Los Angeles area school contains realistic and heartfelt language that some readers may find offensive. Note: some college names were changed to protect the innocent, or applicant.

    With the coming of senior year comes a host of new opportunities:...

  • Counselors in demand as college applications soar

    By Rachel Heller

    October 31, 2008 | 6:21 pm

    High school seniors don't have it easy during this year's college application season, which is expected to be the most applied-to year on record.

    Just ask Jeremy Friedman, who is juggling 12 applications in addition to his class work and a part-time job.

    "I didn't think applying...

  • Reform Shuls Object to Kol HaNeshamah

    By Andrea Adelson

    February 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Objections raised by two established Reform congregations to a start-up alternative shul in Irvine has forced the new group to temporarily

    postpone seeking admission to the Reform movement's national organization, the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC). Nearby synagogues,...

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  • The Next Battle

    By Jacob Neusner

    December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The next chapter in the struggle for normality in Judaism on the part of gay men and lesbians will take place within Conservative Judaism over admission to rabbinical school.



    Conservative Judaism defines the final battlefield for full equality because it forms the vital center of...

  • The Hart of the Matter

    By Beverly Gray

    May 20, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    The subject arose over dinner in a neighborhood restaurant. Have you heard, asked a friend who's generally up on current affairs, that the new governor wants to open the University of California system to the top 4 percent of every high school graduating class? The implications...
  • Strangers No More

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    September 24, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Each Yom Kippur, a vestigial loneliness creeps over me. I achingly feel that my parents and family are back East; that my cousins live in Japan; that some of my dearest are dead. On this day, dispersion and alienation seeps in, and I cling to my community like fog to the shore. And...
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