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  • Why Vaccinations are Kosher and Required

    By Roger Price

    July 23, 2014 | 10:45 am

    Let’s face it. Sometimes you can deny certain established scientific truths and it does not make much difference. You can, for instance, believe that the Earth was created about 6,000 years ago and life as we know it will still go on. OK, maybe Jon Stewart and certain professors...

  • Why Sheryl Sandberg and Moses Maimonides are so alike

    By Rhoda Weisman

    April 5, 2013 | 10:20 am

    Who would dream that Sheryl Sandberg and Moses Maimonides could be so alike? And that in 21st century America, both of their messages couldn’t be more relevant?

    Whether Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook fame is talking about women aspiring to higher positions of power to make change,...

  • Eight Degrees of Charity 101

    July 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi, physician and philosopher Moses Maimonides (aka the Rambam, 1135-1204) laid down rules for charity that have guided Jews through the centuries. Here they are, in simple English -- a good foundation for our Annual Giving Issue.

    The Hebrew word tzedakah, unlike "charity"...
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