Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774

By:
Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz
I am often asked, especially by non-believers, whether religious practice can actually make us better human beings.
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When the cover of Sports Illustrated Kids arrives with a pink cover, you know that Breast Cancer Awareness Month has moved beyond mainstream. From store windows to football fields, pink is in. And well it should be. We at the Jewish Exponent are doing what we can to promote awareness of this potentially deadly but highly treatable disease that continues...
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It's admittedly hard to get excited about going to the polls when the biggest race on the ballot is for county commissioner or school board member. Still, these local races matter -- and your vote counts. The privilege of voting should not be taken for granted. The images of Tunisians standing in line for hours to vote in their first...
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By:
Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin
American donors recognize the unique relationship between the United States and Israel, yet changes are quietly taking place in the philanthropic arena that suggest a downturn in support.
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By:
Marc Erlbaum
I was fortunate to be one of 50 participants invited to a two-day retreat last month called "The Conversation." Sponsored by The Jewish Week , a New York weekly, the annual program is an opportunity for a diverse group of Jews from across the country to come together to discuss Jewish issues. There is no agenda other than communication and...
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