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  • Our Tu B’Shvat Seder!

    By Revital Belz

    2 weeks ago

    Are you like me? Do you constantly think up wacky ways to give over important Jewish values to your children, while staying sane in the process?

    So I decided to make a Tu B’Shvat Seder this year.

    You’ve probably all been to Passover Seders, but a Tu B’Shvat seder... What’s...

  • The Family Doctrine: Q & A with author Jeff Sharlet

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    July 10, 2008 | 12:03 am

    Jeff Sharlet's latest book, a terrifying read, is light on gore and heavy on religion. In "The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power (Harper, $25.95)," Sharlet, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and associate research scholar at NYU's Center for...
  • City Voice: The Mayor is cheating ... on L.A.

    By Bill Boyarsky

    July 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Breaking the commandment against adultery shouldn't disqualify you for public office.

    Still, I don't think the adulterer should expect cheers from the Jewish community. This is especially true when the official is Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who has made his family and his life...

  • Community Briefs

    By Julie G Fax

    November 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Some Real Family Values

    Why should I feign interest in my 9-year-old's latest obsession, a Lego "Star Wars" computer game, just as I had in his "Backyard Baseball" meshugash, where I got to know fictional kids and their batting averages and pet peeves?

    Because if I want him to talk...

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  • Countering the Family Values Monopoly

    By Rabbi David Ellenson

    February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    In his State of the Union address, President Bush signaled his intent to make "family values" a centerpiece of the 2004 presidential campaign.

    His belief that "the sanctity of the family" needs to be defended from the "threat" that gay and lesbian couples ostensibly pose to...

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