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  • Jeff Jacoby thanks public for prayers for missing son

    January 9, 2014 | 10:08 am

    Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby again thanked the public for their expressions of concern over his still-missing son, Caleb.

    “Never have the words ‘prayers’ & ‘praying’ so dominated my email inbox,” Jacoby tweeted at 2 a.m. Thursday. “The outpouring of concern for Caleb has...

  • Challenge Your Child

    By Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff

    June 7, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    This was my bar mitzvah portion 51 years ago, and I still remember what the rabbi said to me about it on the pulpit. So for all you parents and rabbis who speak to young adults becoming bar or bat mitzvah, take note: your words just may be remembered.

    My rabbi, Rabbi Louis J....
  • When the Dust Settled

    By Rabbi Mordecai Finley

    July 13, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Last week's portion ends with a ferocious battle; this week's begins with the after action report and the distributing of medals. We learn the names of those killed and those rewarded and then all the troops are mustered and counted, to see who remains alive from the fighting.

    ...

  • Goggles of Faith

    By Rabbi Dov Fischer

    June 23, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    I first saw night-vision goggles when I watched Harrison Ford in Tom Clancy's "Patriot Games."

    The bad guys were prowling in a dark bedroom. Suddenly, a good guy switched on the room lights, practically blinding them.

    The technology was featured again in "The Silence of the Lambs,"...

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  • Imagining Caleb

    By Rabbi Zoë Klein

    July 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Our Torah portion devotes more than 60 verses to the census of the Israelites. After the counting is done, the Torah adds: "Among these there was not one of those enrolled by Moses and Aaron the priest when they recorded the Israelites in the wilderness of Sinai. For the Lord had...

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