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  • Capturing the ‘Real World’ transition for Israeli teens

    By Celia Soudry

    June 12, 2008 | 2:33 pm

    In 2004, fed up with overwhelmingly slanted anti-Israeli rhetoric on the Duke University campus, Maital Guttman, then 21, contemplated her International Area Studies senior thesis.

    She thought about Amitai Sawicki, her then-19-year-old cousin in Israel preparing to enter the army....

  • But Can She Sew?

    By Michelle Goldman

    May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    As Jewish private school seniors prepare for graduation and commencing college in the fall, we face our greatest and most nightmarish challenge of all.

    No, I'm not talking about AP exams and finals; as seasoned AP biology, AP English and honors scholars, we will tackle those with...

  • Reality Doesn’t Bite

    By Teresa Strasser

    September 6, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Last night, I was watching "Big Brother," a show mocked for its lack of action. Call me crazy, but to me, it's Chekhov; it's all about the subtext. Anyway, a contestant named Bunky was voted out of the house last week. That's when I realized that slowly, quietly, the new breed of...

  • Innocence Lost

    By Diane Arieff

    May 1, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    -- Richard Rodriguez, in the afterword to "Fast Forward"

    From top: book cover, Photojournalist Lauren Greenfield; photo from exhibit "Ashleigh, 13, with her friend and parents, Santa Monica." Signs of the times: At an upscale bar mitzvah party in Santa Monica, 13-year-old boys in...

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