Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774

Ignoring the international extravaganza is the right and Jewish thing to do
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Do you know where you are going to be for most of this coming month? Most people around the globe do. They are going to be in front of their television sets (even if they have to hike a few miles to a neighboring village) to watch the quadrennial sports extravaganza that dwarfs the Olympics in international interest, not to...
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Stu Goldman
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Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz
For most people, the act of studying stops abruptly at the end of formal schooling, whether after elementary school, high school or college. Few adults sit and study in a continuous, disciplined way. They find no compelling need or motivation. Curiosity is a characteristic of youth. Other primates abandon curiosity relatively early in order to deal with the problems of...
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Hello, Out There? Seniors Need Some Respect! I enjoyed the recent article about Hadas Kuznits (Names & Faces: "A Veritable Love Affair With Radio News," May 18). However, she sounds like she never expects to grow old! Kuznits says, "If college students voted as much as the senior citizens, the issues on the table would not be Medicare and Social...
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A Precarious Affair It's no revelation to learn that the state of marriage in 2006 is not exactly the vision of American matrimony that the 1950s' sitcom "Father Knows Best" once portrayed to mass audiences. The rising rate of divorce, decisions to delay marriage until much later in life, as well as the acceptance of co-habition outside of wedlock have...
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