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  • Maya Angelou: Teacher of Quiet, Lady of Grace

    By Ilana Angel

    October 16, 2013 | 2:53 pm

    I was speaking to someone about Maya Angelou yesterday and in bringing her up in conversation I was reminded to revisit some of her teachings.  I have long been inspired and moved by Ms. Angelou.  Without her ever having looked into my eyes, I cannot think of another human being...

  • An age of broken glances: On ‘Why Love Hurts’

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    December 19, 2012 | 10:00 am

    Each time I officiate at a marriage, I perpetrate a small fraud. I read the ketubah, the marriage contract, in its original Aramaic and then I read the “translation.” The translation is actually a confection of sweet-spun phrases about creating a home of warmth, openness, and...