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  • Send California your anchor babies

    September 4, 2015 | 12:30 pm

    You better anchor me, baby.

    Because I find it impossible to write with restraint when politicians start using babies – babies using babies! – to prey on prejudice and misinform the public in the service of winning votes.

    That’s exactly what’s happening in the Republican...

  • Rising Intermarriage,  Fewer Jews

    By Joe Berkofsky

    September 11, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The Jewish population is aging and shrinking, its birthrate is falling, intermarriage is rising and most Jews do not engage in communal or religious pursuits.

    Yet a majority attend a Passover seder and celebrate Chanukah, Jewish education is booming, and many Jews consider being...