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  • The many miracles of the family menorah

    By Julie G Fax

    December 18, 2008 | 3:08 am

    Alex, Ryan, Josh and Ellie Dubin light about 25 menorahs every night of Chanukah

    From painted-clay preschool classics to sterling silver family heirlooms, the eight bright lights of the chanukiyah have a unique and artful way of revealing our values, holding our histories and telling...

  • Saying “Amen” to Life

    By Rabbi Debra Orenstein

    February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    When my husband and I put our 2-year-old to bed, we help him with the usual array of activities: changing into pajamas, reading a book, drinking milk, singing songs and -- most beloved to me -- chanting the Shema and Ve'ahavta.

    Each evening at the conclusion of the nighttime Shema,...

  • Silent Witnesses

    By Tom Tugend

    January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The film "Amen." focuses not on the victims of the Holocaust, nor its perpetrators, but on the passive bystanders who allowed the killing machine to do its work by their silence.

    "How was it possible for people to see their neighbors suddenly disappear and not ask what happened to...