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Tag: Public Speaking
June 27, 2012 | 1:11 pm
July 9, 2008 | 9:44 pm
Trust me, there are no rules about bar or bat mitzvah speeches. As a b’nai mitzvah teacher who has spent 25 patient years coaxing, wheedling and threatening his lovable students, I promise you there are no rules about that post-haftarah speech. In fact, there are few rules about the...
December 30, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Palestinian Prisoners Freed
Israel released 159 Palestinians from its jails. The prisoners, most of them jailed for links to terrorist groups and the rest in detention for working in Israel without permits, were freed Monday in a gesture of gratitude toward Egyptian President Hosni...