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  • Beheading My Pet Lamb and Chicken Kaparot.

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    October 1, 2014 | 5:35 pm

    I was eight years old when my father brought home our first pet.  Babai, an endearing name for a lamb in Iran, was cute, white, fluffy- all that a child wanted.

    My father emptied the pool and placed Babai in it to roam.  Each day, before and after school, I would walk down the...

  • SWF Seeks Same

    By Lori Gottlieb

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Late one night, I was giving my friend Ethan a detailed play-by-play of my date when he made a frightening observation: "You don't have many close female friends in town anymore, do you?"

    Ethan was right. Most of my college friends returned East, my medical school pals stayed...