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  • Letters to the Editor: JFS, Jackie Robinson, Doheny Meats

    April 24, 2013 | 5:20 pm

    Twice Wounded

    How terribly unfortunate that a Jewish communal professional who has done more than anyone else to raise awareness about domestic violence and abuse of all kinds, and whose efforts have revolutionized the way these topics are dealt with within a segment of the...

  • The Insecurity of Freedom

    By Beit T'shuvah

    April 19, 2013 | 11:53 am

    By Rabbi Mark Borovitz

    What a week! I woke up to hear about the shoot out with the two suspects in the tragedy of the Boston Marathon. I am struck again by the insecurity of freedom that all of us face, yet most of us don't think about. "In a free society, some are guilty and all...

  • Jewish baseball exhibition

    By Ryan Torok

    April 10, 2013 | 6:06 am

    You don’t have to be the next Sandy Koufax — or even a Major League Baseball player — to make it into an upcoming exhibition related to Jews and America’s pastime at the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH).

    A public collecting initiative, which was launched by the...

  • Jackie and the Jews [Irish, Italians, Blacks, Poles]: Ethnicity in post-war America

    By Michael Berenbaum

    April 8, 2013 | 11:06 am

    Jackie was the first. Jackie could not just play the game for himself. He was playing the game for every one of his race who had been denied a chance, whose future was closed because of racism and segregation. Indeed, as I remember it, Jackie played the game for every minority kid...

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