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  • Intention and Judgment on the High Holidays

    By Deena F. Greenberg

    August 9, 2015 | 2:21 pm

    Most of the time, I’m pretty wrapped up in my own life, so I decided I wanted to do something for somebody else.  However, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do or how much time I wanted to commit to it, so I decided to join New York Cares.  New York Cares is a New York City project...

  • Playing Favorites

    By Rabbi Dov Fischer

    September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    When I was a kid, I was a very important person in shul. My dad was not at all prominent in the greater society -- he merely worked for his brother, selling toys and stationery as a wholesaler in Manhattan's Lower East Side, starting his workday at 7 a.m. and working through 7 p.m....

  • Prager’s Tactics Are Lacking

    By Michael Tolkin

    October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Dennis Prager uses half of what I said to the L.A. Times and gives the impression that I am one of those awful leftists who are "either morally confused, immoral or lack courage." Here is the complete quote, which shows that I was describing a dilemma, not my political position:...

  • It’s Not Easy Backing Simon

    By Tom Tugend

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    When Dr. Joel L. Strom was attending services recently at Congregation Kehillat Ma'arav in Santa Monica, a lady walked up, fixed him with a stern eye and spit out, "You are a traitor to your people."

    Strom, a 48-year-old dentist, incurred the lady's wrath because he is an ardent...