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  • Jacob in ISIL, or, The prayers of the refugees should be our prayers

    By David Seidenberg

    4 days ago

    As we read in last Shabbat's Torah portion, Jacob left Canaan for Paddan-Aram, not knowing whether he would return, asking for divine help. He negotiated with God — if you protect me and return me safely, only then will you be my God, only then will I worship you. (Gen. 28:20-21)

  • A Man and His Toys

    By Ellie Kahn, Oral Historian

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Irvin Kipper may be 88 years old, but he still loves wooden blocks and Tinker Toys.

    In fact for 60 years, "Kip"

    has spent his days thinking almost exclusively about dolls and trains and stuffed bears, because he owns Kip's Toyland in the original Farmers Market.

    Kipper just...