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  • Cooking Our Children

    By Rav Yosef Kanefsky

    August 7, 2012 | 12:08 am

    The Book of Eicha (Lamentations) offers many grim images as it recounts the destruction of Jerusalem, and the slaughter and exiling of its population.  Surely one of the most gruesome is that of parents so racked with hunger that they resort to cooking their own children.  It’s an...

  • Cancer Crusader Takes on Oil, School

    By Rachel Brand

    June 26, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Lori Moss waited three hours to meet her heroine, environmental activist Erin Brockovich, at a book signing last year, even though Moss was weak from her chemotherapy treatment.

    The meeting turned out to be exactly what Moss had hoped -- Brockovich was intelligent and personable.

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  • Hands-on Tikkun Olam

    By Michael Aushenker

    April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    More than 220 Jewish environmental activists gathered in Malibu last weekend for this year's Mark and Sharon Bloome Jewish Environmental Leadership Institute, sponsored by the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL). Professionals from Jewish educational, environmental...