At Sioux City Middle School in Iowa, 12-year-old Alex Libby is the odd-man-out. Seen by his peers as different, he has golden hair, gentle eyes, a wide, flat nose and permanently puckered lips. Together, they might seem to express something both pouty and vulnerable, sweet and sad....
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Ever since Tiger Woods slipped and unleashed a fury onto himself, every woman out there has been asking the same question: “How could he? Why would he?” Then, Jesse James, a.k.a. Mr. Sandra Bullock followed in suit, not to mention countless government officials; gay or straight. ...
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Dem Phones, Dem Phones, Dem iPhones
A recreation? A mashup of old video and new audio? Whatever, it’s great!
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Dry Bones cartoons and the Dry Bones Project are called Dry Bones because of the 2600 years-old writings of the Biblical Prophet Ezekiel.
Like a police sketch artist trying to portray what a witness is describing, the cartoonist has done his best to draw what Ezekiel claimed to have seen.
This “Graphic Novel” is called: Listening to Ezekiel
July 3, 2008 | 11:30 amOra Weinbach is not satisfied with merely calling herself a Jew. Instead, the recent high school graduate strives to put the za za zoo back into her religious observance by being an "impassioned Jew" -- a term she uses to define herself on Facebook.
As opposed to the generic "Jewish...
December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pmThree Plead Guilty in Terror Plot
Three members of an Islamic terrorist cell who were on the verge of attacking the Israeli consulate, an El Al ticket counter and two synagogues, face up to 20 to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to conspiring to levy war...
October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pmToday I received the 50th e-mail from someone I vaguely know, someone who isn't spam, but is spam of a different sort. "You are invited to join LinkedIn."
LinkedIn.com, for those not in the know, is the social interface community Web site or whatever you call it for job hunters. Or...
June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pmYou may remember Dan Jacobs from his "A Sensitive Guy on the Road: Fifty Dates Across the States" project in 2004. The L.A. native and son of a rabbi is back again with a new whimsical idea: Avanoo.com (pronounced avenue). It's what he calls the world's first "community wisdom bank."...
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