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  • Jews, Judaism and Genetically Modified Crops

    By Roger Price

    March 29, 2016 | 1:48 pm

    Genetically modified (“GM”) crops are plant products which have been genetically altered for certain traits. Such traits include resistance to viruses, bacteria, fungi, nematodes, insects, herbicides and drought, as well as aspects of product quality like improved yield,...

  • The Ongoing Rape of Kesha

    By Ilana Angel

    February 21, 2016 | 9:31 pm

    It takes bravery to step forward and speak about rape. A type of bravery that only those who have experienced it can truly understand. People think rape is about sex, but it is about violence, power, control, and humiliation. Whether you are aware of what is happening to you or...

  • Nearly 25 million U.S. viewers watched Grammy awards

    February 16, 2016 | 1:14 pm

    Nearly 25 million U.S. viewers tuned in to watch Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars take home the top honors at the annual Grammy Awards ceremony this year, CBS Corp said on Tuesday.

    The network, citing figures from Nielsen, said the show, which included numerous...

  • Jewish group condemns feminist writer for calling Taylor Swift a ‘Nazi Barbie’

    December 14, 2015 | 1:38 pm

    An Australian Jewish group has criticized author Camille Paglia for referring to Taylor Swift as an “obnoxious Nazi Barbie.”

    The chairman of the Australian B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission called Paglia’s comments, which she published in an article for the Hollywood...

  • Happy all the time

    By Mindy Leaf

    May 19, 2015 | 1:01 pm

    This has been the year of getting happy. There's the "Happy" song (playing nonstop), The Happiness Project bestseller (promoted nonstop), and an ever-expanding army of "happy self-talk" proselytizers—both licensed therapists and self-deputized Pollyannas who've dedicated their...

  • Zac Efron Earns a Boy Scout Safe Sex Badge

    By Ilana Angel

    February 24, 2012 | 12:12 pm

    I love Zac Efron.  I think he is super cute and talented, not to mention that he has managed to transition from a child actor to a young man without hitting the land mines of fame at a young age.  This is a good kid.  He is clean cut, a role model for young men, and has abs that make...

  • Brokeheart Mountain Breakup Song

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    February 14, 2011 | 2:03 pm

    A little something to cheer up any of those with broken hearts out there made by some very talented friends of mine about a Princess and the Prince of Persia.  Ah, to be a Gyllenhaalic..