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  • Biting my Tongue at the Airport

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    October 28, 2015 | 1:30 am

    I was on vacation last week. It was a lovely vacation – very relaxing, which is exactly what I needed. A few days into it, my husband and I were sitting at the airport, awaiting our flight from one vacation spot to another, when I overheard a woman speaking from a chair across from...

  • False Promises in Berg’s ‘Becoming’

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    "Becoming Like God" by Rabbi Michael Berg (Kabbalah Publishing, $21.95).

    I have never been to the Kabbalah Centre, never studied with one of their teachers, and cannot comment on their practices. My sole direct exposure was to watch a videotape produced by the center, "The Power...