July 30, 1998 | 8:00 pm
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July 16, 1998 | 8:00 pm
July 9, 1998 | 8:00 pm
The Moabites of Hollywood
By Rabbi Ed Feinstein
Been to the movies this summer? There's "Armageddon," in which a Texas-sized asteroid hurtling toward Earth threatens all life on this planet. "Deep Impact" features two...
July 2, 1998 | 8:00 pm
Water and Women: The Sustenance of Life
By Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben
I grew up the only boy in a family with three girls. Although this definitely didn't make me an expert on women, it did give me a firsthand knowledge of how women...
June 25, 1998 | 8:00 pm
The True Meaning of Freedom
By Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky
They're coming! The fireworks, the concerts and the barbecues are all happily bearing down upon us as the Fourth of July approaches again. Instinctively, and...
June 18, 1998 | 8:00 pm
Students of drama are well acquainted withAristotle's view about the "fatal flaw." Protagonists of tragedy, nomatter how exalted, are brought down by a tragic flaw from within:bad judgment or bad character.
Centuries before Aristotle developed his theory,the Torah illustrated it,...
June 11, 1998 | 8:00 pm
Striking the S-Word
By Rabbi Steven Z. Leder
I never heard the N-word, growing up, because we were Jewish. For my parents, the S-word sufficed. Although they never would have denied someone an opportunity based on skin color, it was " schvartzes " who...
June 4, 1998 | 8:00 pm
It is wonderful to volunteer more, do more, commit more. But our tradition, with love and practicality, offers this caution: Check first that your basic obligations are met.
Who is greater: a person who is obligated to perform a certain act...