How do we preserve tradition while simultaneously introducing new ideas? Can worldviews from the past coexist with those of the new generation? From Shabbat tables and Passover seders to public forums and debates, we find an ever-widening generation gap in the Jewish world on...
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A Moses named Christian and a Pharaoh named Turturro
Alan Gross, ‘normalization’ of U.S.-Cuba relations and the American spy flying under the radar
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Join globetrotter Bruce Feiler on a journey through Jerusalem
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Sometime during the 13th century, in a private study in Barcelona, an anonymous author sat and composed “Sefer HaChinuch” (“The Book of Education”). This systematic study of the Torah’s 613 commandments was beautifully written as a gift from a father to his son. In his...
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I just read Marty Kaplan's Alan Greenspan article ... truly amazing journalism ("Alan Shrugged," Oct. 13). I rarely read news columns with such insightful and poetic language ... especially financially related.
Thank you -- it's nice to know there are some columnists...
November 12, 1998 | 6:59 pmJulia Celia Canhi Moreno remembers when 6-year-old Daniel would stand up at the Teva, the Ark, at Sephardic Temple, and reach for the Torah from his special foot bench.
Back then, she called him "Daniel the Prince." Today, the 90-year-old great-grandmother addresses him as Rabbi...