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  • Bombings Bolster Commitment to Life

    By Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

    July 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    As if mocking the scenes of jubilation at London's successful 2012 Olympics bid, the terrorist explosions that came the next day left devastation in their wake.

    In all our synagogues, British Jews are joining our prayers with those of others, grieving for the dead, praying for the...

  • Reflections on Ground Zero

    By Jack Weiss

    November 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    I had not intended to go to New York. Instead, after having helped launch Los Angeles's Threat Preparedness Task Force, my focus for the past several weeks had been on practical measures that our city can implement to be better prepared in the event of a catastrophe. My brother, who...