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  • Netanyahu offers solidarity in Chattanooga shooting’s aftermath

    July 17, 2015 | 9:29 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel “stands in solidarity with the United States” after the attack on army personnel in Tennessee.

    “On behalf of the people and government of Israel, I extend our deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and wish a speedy...

  • Leonard Fein on confronting death

    August 20, 2014 | 11:17 am

    Consolation is on my mind, doubtless because just the other day I addressed a convention of a truly extraordinary organization called Kavod v’Nichum, Honor and Comfort. They’d gathered in Philadelphia, and because I once wrote some words expressing my awe at their devotion and...

  • The Grief Counselor

    By Teresa Strasser

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    In second grade, my alternative San Francisco elementary school gathered all the students together for a "share" session. It was a tiny school. We crowded into the library, where a teacher calmly announced that there had been a tragedy over the weekend.

    A girl a few grades above me...