Saturday, August 23, 2014 Av 27, 5774
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Rabbi Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer
Do you remember the line drawing of an old woman who, if you shift your eyes a fraction of an inch, can suddenly reappear as a beautiful girl with a hat? I thought of that well-known perceptual illusion this summer when I studied the biblical narrative of Joseph at a retreat for Jewish and Muslim emerging religious leaders. We chose...
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Nancy Falchuk
Nothing should surprise the medical staff of a big hospital, but last July, the Hadassah Medical Center had an extraordinary 48-hour period in which surgical teams performed two heart and three kidney transplants. The most dramatic case was that of a 42-year-old mother of six, who had been living for a year with an artificial heart, and who finally had...
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Sections > News > Israel & Mideast http://www.goldsteinsfuneral.com/ Young Rappers Abroad Tell It Like It Really Is December 10, 2009 Robert Fox, JE Feature
"We won't break no, we won't be scared no "We won't lose our desire for life "We are the real reason behind the need to keep on marching here." Was this written by soldiers during the heat of battle? Revolutionaries or resistance fighters? No. It is the chorus of the rap song "We Won't Break." Not a rap song by...
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Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel
At the 1993 Oslo signing ceremony in Washington, President Bill Clinton called the Oslo accords a "brave gamble." Actually, Oslo turned out to be a tragic gamble that cost Israel almost 2,000 lives, with thousands more maimed. The reason: a concessionary policy that ignored continuing Palestinian rejection of Israel's existence as a Jewish state and support for terrorist violence against...
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Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin
With the celebration of Chanukah -- a Jewish festival built on rededication, survival and giving -- we prepare to say goodbye to 2009. For many, it will be a relief to put the past 12 months behind us and start 2010 with a sense of renewal. For some, this period reminds us of crashing stocks and the Bernie Madoff mess...
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