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  • The Mensch List 2015

    December 30, 2015 | 2:41 pm

    For our 11th annual mensch list, we once again invited your nominations of extraordinary volunteers in our community, and again the outpouring of suggestions of amazing people was overwhelming. What we offer here is just a sampling of the extraordinary people who give so much to...

  • A son and his Jewish mother

    July 31, 2012 | 10:00 am

    A pervasive Jewish mythology has always idealized the mother-son relationship.  But Proust knew better.  Shortly after his mother’s death, he wrote an article in Le Figaro about a man who bludgeoned his mother to death and attempted to speculate what might have ignited this man’s...