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  • Letters to the editor: Cornel West, lashon harah and more

    May 7, 2015 | 2:59 pm

    On Western Dogma

    Todd Presner says that UCLA’s Center for Jewish Studies invited Cornel West to speak at this week’s Heschel conference because of West’s “25 years of scholarly engagement with Heschel (“Why Did We Invite Cornel West?” May 1).

    We object to this representation....

  • The danger of just talking

    October 1, 2014 | 11:35 am

    It’s out of my mouth before I know I’ve said it. Only right afterward do I recognize the feeling of giving in to the urge to say something I shouldn’t, something that is mean, judgmental or just not mine to tell. When I hear my husband or a friend repeating what I shouldn’t have...

  • Dinner table revelations: The unexamined life

    By Gina Nahai

    June 6, 2013 | 1:17 pm

    You don’t know what a bad person you are, or how bad your hair looks, until you’ve sat down with my religious relatives for a meal and tried to conduct a conversation. 

    This happens to me every other week, on Friday night, when my mother hosts a summit of friends and family...