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  • Faith, Responsibility Top OU Convention

    By Gaby Wenig

    December 30, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    In his keynote address at the Orthodox Union West Coast Torah Convention last weekend, Judge Daniel Butler told the crowd of 300 the harrowing tale of the difficult but celebrated life of his son, Mikey.

    "Mikey's sign-off line was 'Day by glorious day,' said Butler, describing how...

  • The Trouble with Testing

    By Jason B. Kohn

    November 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    As if we don't have enough problems, it seems there's an unlimited supply of horrific hereditary diseases just waiting to ensnare Jews and their children. Tay-Sachs cripples infants before their first birthday and eventually kills them, Gaucher disease erodes healthy bones and...