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That different Jews have disparate views is not news. What is news is when most Jews agree on a particular idea or approach. And so it is with the curious consensus of Jews on abortion.
In mid-2012, the Public Religion Research Institute (“PRRI”) published its findings from a...
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Last fall, 27-year-old Ohad Ben-Yaakov was injured in an accident at his part-time job, and he died after two weeks in a coma. Ben-Yaakov wasn’t married, nor was he in a relationship. No woman was pregnant with his child.
Nevertheless, his devastated parents believe it’s not...
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Years ago, I had applied for a position with the Department of Homeland Security. Why would I apply for a position with the Homeland Security? Who knows… Remember my post about my ADD, and pins in my ass? Well, that’s why. This was right after 9/11, and they just formed this new...
October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm
When Californians go to the polls on Nov. 8, many will read Proposition 73 as a proposal to require that health care providers perform the seemingly logical task of informing parents before performing abortions on underage girls.
But the considered opinions of doctors and Juvenile...
July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm
When I congratulated "Julie" at her son's bris, I couldn't believe that she looked better than I did at my wedding. Like most of the other women attending the ritual circumcision, we were amazed that anyone could be so put together eight days after giving birth. Trim and graceful...
March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Shlepping around with swollen feet, a growing belly and mounting exhaustion is a challenge for any mom-to-be, but Beth Saltz is determined to go to Shabbat services as often as she can for the rest of her pregnancy.
"I feel I need to do it now before the baby is born," said Saltz,...
November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm
I'm almost fully pregnant. There's not much for me to do. We're about two weeks away from having a baby girl and I haven't gained a pound. I feel fine. Never better. Thanks for asking.
We went to a picnic the other day. A woman with a 3-year-old girl told us "your life is going to...
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