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  • The Birds In The Cities

    By Emily Stern

    February 19, 2014 | 9:54 am

    It is nice to see the birds in the city
    because birds are not martyrs.

     

    While standing at the western wall,

    she points to the birds saying surreptitiously,

    "There are no birds at the western wall."

     

    The Ram Bam says that on angels, wings are a metaphor.

    Wings are...

  • Birds of a feather flock together

    November 29, 2012 | 10:05 am

    Every winter, hundreds of millions of tourists (some of them no larger than a finger) defy travel warnings to visit the Holy Land. They don’t spend much money in Israel, and some stay for only a few hours. They visit the country’s “pubs” before flying off again.

    They also don’t...

  • What kind of Veterinarian are you?

    By Ilana Angel

    March 26, 2012 | 7:10 am

    It poured rain in Los Angeles for most of Sunday.  It is now Monday and it is still raining.  This city does not do well in the rain.  Those of us who came here from places with actual weather are easily separated from the natives because for the most part, we are the ones who know...

  • Books: Bird-watching and ‘the Jewish question’

    By Jonathan Rosen

    March 27, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    No doubt because I once worked at a Jewish newspaper and have written a novel about a woman rabbi -- not to mention a work of nonfiction called "The Talmud and the Internet" -- I am sometimes asked if my new book about bird-watching, "The Life of the Skies," is a Jewish book.

    At the...

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