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  • Can you say fiduciary duty? Jewish nonprofits must follow new rules

    December 24, 2008 | 1:56 am

    Based on all reports, the evil criminality of Bernard Madoff has decimated the portfolios of hundreds of individuals and charitable organizations. The consequences for ongoing charitable programs and future gifts will be felt for many years to come.

    While there should be no limit to...

  • An Inch Late, a Dollar Short

    By Paul Franklin Stregevsky

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "Well?" prompts my wife, gliding down the stairs in a black satin evening dress. I give her the elevator eye, approving until my line of sight crosses her ankles to find ... Payless flats.

    "No heels?" I ask.

    "I can't," Lina sighs, meaning: "I'd tower over you."

    At 5 feet 7 inches,...