Friday, May 29, 2015 Sivan 11, 5775

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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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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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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Ehud Olmert
The following is excerpted from Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on May 24. For the complete text of the speech, go to: www.mfa.gov.il . Israel must still meet the momentous challenge of guaranteeing the future of Israel as a democratic state with a Jewish majority, within permanent and defensible borders and...
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Media Clippings
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While it raged, the Lawrence Summers affair engendered a great deal of media copy. But once it ended - quickly and somewhat brutally, with the resignation of Summers from the presidency of Harvard University - the story disappeared completely from the country's radar screen. As you may recall, Summers spent an embattled several years at the helm of Harvard, challenging...
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