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  • Alike, But Different

    By Rabbi Jonathan Jaffe Bernhard

    August 31, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    I am one of three totally different children, and my parents have assured me that none of us is adopted.

    I find this hard to believe.

    I am not sure if my siblings have thought about this, but it has certainly crossed my mind a few times. How could three such radically dissimilar...

  • For the Kids

    By Abby Gilad

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Somewhere New



    Are you traveling to new places this summer?

    Maybe you're exploring the desert like the Israelites have been in recent Torah portion. They're getting closer and closer to Israel, but they have to pass through the lands of many different tribes.

    Maybe you will be visiting Israel, too.

    If you do, please write to us about your experiences there.

  • Is History Repeating Itself?

    By Stanley William Rothstein

    January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    "If I am not for myself, who will be for me"? -- Rabbi Hillel

    Can we learn from history? Is the past a succession of meaningless, unrelated events? Does the rise and fall of nations in the past have

    anything to do with today's world? Are people that much different than they were...

  • Nanny & Me

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    January 23, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "Ana," a Catholic Latina nanny working for a Jewish family in Studio City, was afraid to ask her employers whether she could buy a holiday gift for their young son. She was torn between wanting to give the child a present and worrying about insulting the family. Like many foreigners,...

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  • ‘Girl Meets God’—Again and Again

    By Reeve Lindbergh

    January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "Girl Meets God: On the Path to Spiritual Life" by Lauren Winner (Algonquin Books, $23.95).

    Lauren Winner's spiritual memoir, "Girl Meets God," is a passionate and thoroughly engaging account of a continuing spiritual journey within two profoundly different faiths.

    Winner, the...

  • Israel Stands Firm on IDF Campaign

    By Naomi Segal

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In the Byzantine politics of the Middle East, even a suicide bombing is subject to differing interpretations.

    After a suicide bomber detonated his explosives aboard a bus near Haifa on Wednesday, killing eight Israelis and wounding 14, Palestinian officials said the attack proved...

  • Can We Find the Golden Mean?

    By David N. Myers

    May 17, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    In the opening book of his monumental code of Jewish law, Maimonides declared, "We are bidden to walk in the middle paths which are the right and proper ways...." The great medieval sage was articulating the golden mean, the principle that we should avoid extreme behavior, ethical or...