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  • Outside the tent or in—what would Matriarch Rebecca have said?

    2 weeks ago

    This past week I have been reflecting on something important. Is there a red line that propels someone beyond the pale and out of the tent if they cross it? It is a fundamental question for all of us, and particularly for a rabbi, whose job as a representative of Judaism is to...

  • Is This Marriage Made in Heaven?

    By Amy Hirshberg Lederman

    February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The night I met my husband was a warm evening in April and the smell of orange blossoms permeated the air. The date was "arranged" by mutual friends but I had lots of doubts about meeting their old college friend, a nice Jewish doctor from Los Angeles.

    "If he's such a great guy, why...