March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pmI called Rabbi Jacques Cukierkorn at his home in Kansas City, Kan., where he's rabbi at that city's New Reform Temple. Was it true that he had told the group in Mexicali that it wasn't necessary for adult converts to Judaism to have a brit milah (ritual circumcision)?
May 5, 2005 | 8:00 pm
"Everlasting Matrimony: Pearls of Wisdom From Couples Married 50 Years or More," by Sheryl P. Kurland (American Literary Press, $39.95).
In the late 1940s, Ron Farrar's and Joan Pachtman's passion to help those in need charted the course for personal passion and lifelong matrimony....
January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pmThey were called "Syrian-Israeli" talks, but this week's second round of negotiations between the two countries was very much an American affair -- in a storybook small town chosen by the White House, with President Clinton playing host and mediator.
So it was no surprise that when...