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  • What if I’m wrong?

    By David Suissa

    January 6, 2016 | 4:00 pm

    It’s so comfortable to be right that we rarely ask ourselves whether we’re wrong. This is human nature — uncertainty is not pleasant. It’s much more enjoyable to be sure of oneself.

    In my experience, this phenomenon is true across the ideological spectrum — my friends on the left...

  • MICHAEL JACKSON: Memories of my Childhood

    June 26, 2009 | 2:43 pm

    This column originally appeared in OLAM Magazine, a journal of Jewish spirituality.  Reprinted here with permission of the editor, David Suissa. To read David Suissa’s reflection on meeting Jackson, click here.

    When I look back on my childhood, it is not an idyllic landscape of...