Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Elul 28, 5774

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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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Despite applause for Olmert, he can't count on unconditional American support
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Ehud Olmert emerged from his first meeting as prime minister with President Bush sounding as if the conclave couldn't have been more to his liking. The extended face time he had with the resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and the cheers Olmert received when he addressed Congress last week are being put forward as a personal triumph for him as...
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