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  • Is a Better Deal With Iran Possible?

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    August 13, 2015 | 11:05 pm

    One of the main arguments that the Administration has been repeating, over and over again, is that they have not heard any better alternatives to the one they negotiated with Iran.

    Besides my concern and suspicion that they are not interested in any actual other proposals, now...

  • Helping mothers have it all

    By Susan Freudenheim

    June 27, 2012 | 4:22 pm

    The much-discussed article in the July/August Atlantic magazine begins with a story that likely will be familiar to any working mother. The author, Anne-Marie Slaughter, is at an evening work event talking to very important, very professional people, and all that’s really on her...

  • Availability of kosher food aboard Titanic sheds light on immigration via England

    April 12, 2012 | 10:17 am

    Of the 2,225 people aboard Titanic on its maiden voyage, 1,512 perished in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic when the ship went down in the early hours of April 15, 1912.

    Charles Kennell was among the nearly 700 crew members to die that night. Born in Cape Town, South Africa,...

  • Lana Del Ray’s Regression

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    February 3, 2012 | 1:45 pm

    Lana Del Ray’s stereotypical, codependent, frivolous girlishness is a regression for feminism according to a new article in the Atlantic.  Definitely worth a read.  Spencer Kornhaber’s contention is that for Lana “in every instance, her stated belief is that without being beautiful,...

  • Making ‘old country’ latkes on this side of the Atlantic

    December 12, 2011 | 3:22 pm

    My grandparents really knew how to cook. It seems to me that everyone born in the “old country”—in this case Transylvania—was born with built-in cooking intuition. Somehow they could create the most scrumptious meals using no fancy equipment, or even measuring spoons.

    They hosted...