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Learning Leadership from Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, z’l
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A far right party, Jobbik, won 26 seats in Hungarian parliamentary elections Sunday, to the dismany of Hungarian and European Jewish leaders.
The winner in Sunday’s election was the conservative Fidesz party and its ally the Christian People’s Party, which together took 206 seats...
November 2, 2006 | 7:00 pmThe right-wing effort to defeat independent-minded judges has reached the usually peaceful second floor of the Ronald Reagan State Building in downtown Los Angeles, home of the 2nd District Court of Appeal.
The justices' office suite is a quiet place, insulated from the noise of...
September 28, 2006 | 8:00 pmThe last week of September is Banned Books Week. Ever read a book from the "Harry Potter" series or "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"? Then you've read a banned book -- a book taken off of shelves in a classroom or library at one time because people complained about it....
January 5, 2006 | 7:00 pm
"Biblical stories are in our present -- in the cheder we cried when we learned of the sale of Joseph -- and we rejoiced in his ascendancy to power. There was a freshness, a vigor, a nearness, which we felt in that drama." -- Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveichik
Oh to be a fly on the wall of...
January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm
The Fight for Freedom
In last week's Torah Portion, the Israelites sat back and watched as God brought seven plagues upon the Egyptians. This week, in Parshat Bo, we read of the last three plagues. All of a sudden, the Israelites are told that they must help God in the last plague...
November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Carbohydrate-filled days are over. Almost everyone is on the Atkins or Zone Diet. That is unless they've deserted them for The South Beach Diet, which proposes eating the "right carbs" and the "right fats" along with protein, giving dieters the best of both worlds.
November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm
When it comes to politics in Israel, left and right rarely agree. In a country where even sports teams are aligned with political parties, there is
one issue that should unite Israelis and their American supporters from across the political spectrum: the need to foster opportunity...
November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm
How Do You Decide Whom to Marry?\n
•You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and dip coming. -- Alan, age 10\n
•No person really decides before they grow up who they're going to...
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April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pmIt's bad for Jewish unity, but not as bad as the decision to recognize the children of Jewish fathers and non-Jewish mothers as Jews.
That's how Orthodox and Conservative rabbis are viewing the Reform movement's recent decision last week to affirm the right of its rabbis to officiate...