Naomi Schaefer Riley in her Forward article argues that Jews can learn from Mormons about keeping intermarriage rates low forgot that we invented the techniques and certain parts of the Jewish community, salient among us, the ultra-Orthodox and Yeshivish communities still practice...
What San Gabriel’s Padres taught William Mulholland
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Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
LAUSD board race a study in polarization
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
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I have to admit that watching the show “Sister Wives” on TLC made me think about what it would be like to have so-called wives in my family. To tell the truth, it doesn’t seem like such a terrible idea. If you think about it, the only bad part are too many children by all those...
November 3, 2008 | 11:11 am
From the AP:
One of Utah’s original voting blocs — polygamists — is attempting to re-establish its political influence after more than a century of largely trying to go unnoticed.
Communities in Harmony, an alliance of representatives from various Utah polygamous groups, has...
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Some of the 400 children removed this spring from the Texas compound of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—which included 31 girls ages 14 to 17 who were pregnant or previously had been—make an appearance on the cover of this week’s New York Times Magazine...
May 22, 2008 | 1:48 pm
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July 13, 2006 | 8:00 pm
The morning of my wedding day, my mother called me into her bedroom. "Come sit with me," she said quietly, patting the spot next to her on the bed. I sat down beside her, the softness of the mattress causing our shoulders to touch.
She turned her face toward mine, looking...