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  • Ask Wendy

    By Wendy Belzberg

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Loose Lips Sink Schools

    Dear Wendy,

    I have spent hundreds of hours volunteering at my children's school and I am an active member of the parent council. My kids love the school and would hate to leave, but there seems to be a problem with loose lips. After discussing my...

  • Five Elements of a Fairy-Tale Marriage

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    February 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "The Committed Marriage" by Esther Jungreis (Harper San Francisco, $23.95).

    At first glance, the title of Esther Jungreis' new book, "The Committed Marriage," seems a bit redundant. After all, isn't commitment the whole point of getting married?

    But what Jungreis explains is...

  • Love Spelled G-O-L-D

    By Liz Harris

    February 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine."

    This beautiful expression of commitment from Song of Songs, is for many Jewish couples the perfect way to say "I love you" every day -- without uttering a word.

    Called the "Ani l'dodi v'dodi li" in Hebrew, it adorns many a wedding...

  • Is There Love After Marriage?

    By Wendy Mogel

    February 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Forty days before a child is born, a voice from heaven announces: "The daughter of this person is destined for [so-and-so]." -- Babylonian Talmud, Sotah 2a

    We want company. We don't want to be alone. This is the beginning of everything. God made a companion for Adam.

    If you look...

  • U.S. Courts Israel to Not Join Iraq War

    By Leslie Susser

    December 26, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Never have Israel and the United States had such close operational coordination on Iraq. As the anticipated American attack on Baghdad draws nearer, the U.S. military has been showing Israeli officials its detailed plans for preventing Iraqi missile attacks on Israel. But the reason...

  • End of an Era at Harkham Hillel

    By Julie G Fax

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The news was not good. Abraham Anidjar would have to stay in Los Angeles for a prolonged period to receive treatment for his liver condition. His wife and four children would accompany him from Israel. But where would they stay? What about the children's schooling? How would they pay...

  • Justice Delayed and Justice Denied

    By Rep. Henry Waxman

    February 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Holocaust survivors have been waiting decades to reclaim Holocaust-era insurance policies. Unfortunately, the findings of an ongoing congressional investigation I initiated indicate that their wait is far from over.

    In 1998, the International Commission on Holocaust-Era Insurance...

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