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  • Mayim Bialik: Being religious isn’t trendy in Hollywood

    August 24, 2015 | 10:43 am

    People of faith working in Hollywood are often out of step with the entertainment industry, American actress Mayim Bialik said.

    “I think in general it’s never going to be trendy to be observant or religious in Hollywood circles,” Bialik, 39, told Fox411 in an interview broadcast...

  • A guide for the secular-workplace perplexed

    By Kylie Ora Lobell

    July 9, 2015 | 10:14 am

    Let’s face it — in our largely secular world, observant Jews can stand out. Many wear modest clothing, don head coverings and don’t touch people of the opposite sex if they aren’t related. When entering the workforce, these and other belief-based practices are bound to create...

  • The Vanishing Tree

    By Sharon Rosen

    December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    The lush, fragrant green trees penned up in their Christmas tree lots waiting to be liberated, taken home, and decorated are like a

    siren song to school kids everywhere. My daughters are no exception.

    "I wish we could have a tree in our house. They're so pretty," one of my...

  • A Mother’s Reward

    By Phyllis Folb

    September 9, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Normally, a parent might agonize over her teen's decision to defer her freshman year of college. But when my 18-year-old daughter Lauren left recently on a flight to Israel -- deferring her first year at college for yet a second time -- I was thrilled.

    As a young couple, my husband...