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The Boy Scouts of America—known for getting kids outside and active—has added a new “academics” pin and belt loop for one of the most sedentary indoor activities around: video games.
According to a Scouts spokesperson, the awards’ introduction was intended to raise awareness of...
July 24, 2008 | 12:40 amWhile I was in my synagogue's office one morning, the phone rang, and I answered. The lady on the other end said, "Hello, may I please speak to the owner?"
I answered, "Certainly, it will be our pleasure to let you talk to him. You have reached The House of God, and the Owner is...
July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pmAsk 10 Jews with a reasonable background in Torah the question, "Why did God not allow Moses to lead the Israelites into the Promised Land?" and nine of them would probably say: "Because Moses hit the rock instead of talking to it in order to bring forth water and failed to sanctify...