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The holiday of Passover celebrates the liberation of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt, but the Haggadah doesn't mention
Nachshon ben Aminadav.
Who was this man?
According to the biblical account of the Exodus, the people have no sooner left Egypt than they encounter a...
March 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm
GOP 'Munich' Event
In his review of the Republican Jewish Coalition's "Munich" event ("'Munich' Still Topic of Debate," Briefs, Feb. 24), Robert Jaffee feigns surprise when he states, "Even with Republican sponsors and a largely Republican audience, the panelists at a recent...
February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm
Betty Friedan was, like most ordinary mortals, a mass of contradictions.
She was loud and sometimes imperious, yet she could be charming, funny, gentle, kind and winsome. A public persona, at times her ego needed massaging, but she remained surprisingly unassuming and...