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  • Spain wants us back

    March 20, 2013 | 10:19 am

    The Spanish government recently announced that it will offer instant citizenship to any Jew of Spanish descent whose ancestors were expelled in 1492.  A few months ago, a senior Egyptian official invited all the Jews who were expelled by Nasser to return to the country.   What’s...

  • Slaves to Higher Learning

    By Wendy Mogel

    March 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Here's a thought for Passover: We are Pharaohs to our children. We have made them our slaves. Their mud bricks are the books that fill 30-pound backpacks. Their mortar is four hours of homework every night. The straw we deny is sleep. Ask child therapists across the country about the...