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  • Ignorance is Bliss…

    By Julia Bendis

    April 22, 2011 | 9:28 pm

    All the Christians out there, help me figure this out!  When a neighbor asks me if I have big plans for Easter weekend, and I say “Not really, we are Jewish”, should this be the next sentence out of their mouth: “Oh, I know you are Jewish, but aren’t you doing something for Easter...

  • Warren Buffett’s Jewish Connection

    By Chanan Tigay

    June 1, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Warren Buffett is not a Jew; in fact, he describes himself as an agnostic.

    Still, the billionaire investment guru, who made big news in May when his Berkshire Hathaway corporation bought an 80 percent share in the Israeli metalworks conglomerate, Iscar, for $4 billion, for years has...

  • Intermarriage:

    November 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    In September, vice presidential candidate Joseph Lieberman came under fire from many Jewish organizations for telling a radio talk show host that there is no Jewish prohibition against intermarriage.But according to a survey released this week, Lieberman's comments reflect the...

  • First Christmas

    By Alana Klein

    July 20, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    I called my parents from my boyfriend's house in New York, eager to spill the details of my first Christmas. I described how the Christmas tree's fragrant pine reminded me of family ski trips to Colorado and how Sunday morning Mass was, dare I say, fun. I raved about the presents I...