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  • Recognizing Goodness

    By Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis

    March 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The news is replete with sensationalistic stories that expose the violence and callousness in our society. The media seem to be competing in a contest of one-downmanship. The gossip of human denigration captures our attention. The good men do is oft interred with the bones, the...

  • Collective Hearing

    By Rabbi Elazar Muskin

    January 11, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Not long ago, on a trip to Israel, I heard the following story about an Israeli doctor and patient. The patient came to the doctor with a case of poor hearing. After a few moments the doctor realized that his patient had a drinking problem, which was affecting his hearing. The...

  • The Image of an Honorable Man

    By Rabbi Janet Ross Marder

    December 10, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    Every summer, my sisters and I, along with our husbands and children, spend a few days with our parents at Red's Meadow resort near Mammoth. The cabins are rustic; the air is bracing; the pace is deliciously unhurried. By now, our visits are a cluster of beloved rituals. One day we...

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