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  • Israel Is Smaller in Size But Stronger in Spirit

    By Uri Dromi

    August 4, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The withdrawal from Gaza, scheduled to begin in mid-August, is one of the most important events in the history of the State of Israel. It will determine whether Israel can continue to be a Jewish and democratic state.

    In an Alert Paper published in June 2003 by the Jewish People...

  • No Jewish Child Left Behind

    By George D. Hanus

    November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Amid the troubling statistics of the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, there is one genuinely positive trend. The percentage of children in Jewish day schools is the highest it's ever been. Twenty-nine percent of Jewish children today have attended a day school at some point.

    ...

  • Stopping the Violence

    By Michael Aushenker

    March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    It's no secret that Israelis experience many of the same social ills that Americans do. However, there has never been an official study to identify the breadth and nature of domestic abuse in the Jewish State... until now.

    A survey -- the first of its kind in Israel -- was recently...

  • Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun Epidemic

    By Michael Aushenker

    October 7, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    The statistics are shocking. Last year, more than 1 million children carried a concealed pistol to school. In 1997, 32,436 people died because of firearm violence. And of that number, only 268 deaths could be categorized as "justifiable homicides."

    These are just some of the reasons...

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  • Autism: The New Epidemic

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    April 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Barbara and Sheldon Helfing never expected to have one autistic child, much less two. Their son Leland, now 5, was born prematurely and began showing signs of a neurological disorder before...