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  • The Pearls’ bittersweet symphonies; Who shall die; An evangelical Yom Kippur

    October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The Pearls' bittersweet symphonies
    Dear Friends and Family of Daniel Pearl, I wanted to say, how touched and inspired I am by Daniel Pearl and his family: Judea, Ruth and Maryanne ("Bittersweet Symphonies," Sept. 29). His legacy will live on and be a shining light to the world....
  • In the ring, at the front, boxer Barney Ross packed a punch

    By Robert David Jaffee

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    "Barney Ross" by Douglas Century (Schocken and Nextbook, $19.95).
    To many sports fans, Shawn Green remains the only recognizable Jewish professional athlete. Green follows a relatively short but impressive line of Jewish baseball stars, one every generation so it seems, kind of...