Sunday, August 31, 2014 Elul 5, 5774
Anchors and Editors Eye Annapolis Conference
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John R. Cohn, M.D.
A date hasn't even been set for the proposed Annapolis Peace Conference, but media pundits, editors and self-styled diplomatic experts are springing into action like offsides rookie linemen, unable to wait for the snap of the ball because they yearn so badly to be the first to pile on. In a July 23 editorial, "What Would a Diplomat Do?" The...
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What the media is saying about Judaism and Israel
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Condi Looks for Tips on the Mideast; Will the Advice Amount to Anything? Columnist Diana West writes on www.Townhall . com Nov. 2 about Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's recipe for diplomatic failure: "Funny thing happened recently. Or, rather, it didn't. "A hunk of juicy news broke, hit the wires and fell with a thud into media oblivion. No one...
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For two weeks in a row in this space, I wrote about sleep disturbances among infants and overstimulated teens -- and then, as if to put a very fine point on the matter, indeed, the Science Times section of the Oct.23 New York Times did a large and multi-pronged examination of the subject of sleep, with a stunning layout on...
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By:
Sharna Goldseker
Once upon a time, "engaging the next generation" used to signify the transference of leadership, like passing a baton from one generation to the next. Today, with the average life span increasing from 47 years old in 1900 to 78 years old in 2000, there are now four generations above the age of 21 in American society, and four generations...
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By:
Rabbi Jacob Schacter
In 1985, Robert Bellah co-authored a book, Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life, which highlighted the centrality of personal autonomy and individual choice in America. As an example of this widespread phenomenon, he described a nurse, Sheila Larson, who "has actually named her religion (she calls it her 'faith') after herself." In her words, "My faith...
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