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  • The Blame Game: Of Gorillas and Children.

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    June 1, 2016 | 8:19 am

    As a social media addict, I confess there have times when at the park I took my eyes off of my children  to take a photo only to be shocked at how far away from me they had walked.  They were not kidnapped.  I got lucky.

    We live in a society that loves to cast blame.  When...

  • Ohio Jewish retirement community opens elder abuse shelter

    January 3, 2012 | 11:29 am

    A Jewish retirement community in Ohio has opened what it is calling the state’s first shelter for abused elderly.

    The Shalom Center for Elder Abuse Prevention opened Jan. 1 in the nonprofit Cedar Village Retirement Community in Mason, near Cincinnati.

    Abused seniors from four...

  • Appeals court turns down wrongly accused spy’s lawsuit

    December 21, 2010 | 2:45 pm

    A Jewish civilian employee of the U.S. Army wrongly accused of spying for Israel was turned down in his second attempt to sue the federal government.

    A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Tuesday declined to overturn a lower court decision that dismissed...

  • Truth in Storytelling

    By Rabbi Stephen Julius Stein

    April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    It's too bad, but I didn't know from Pesach until rabbinic school at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati. Growing up as the child of a Holocaust survivor, my family chose to diminish its Jewish expression and focus on the "Red, White and Blue" of...