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9/11: Forgive and Forget?

9/11: Forgive and Forget?

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We are not the ones who have the right to make that decision.

Controlling Irene

Controlling Irene

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Lessons learned from the super-storm.

London Burning

London Burning

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What does it take to realize that the world is my responsibility?

Norway's Bigotry

Norway's Bigotry

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Is terrorism against Israel really more justified than terrorism against Norway?

Norway, I Cry for You

Norway, I Cry for You

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An Arab woman from Qatar taught me how to mourn the Norwegian children.

David Beckham's Baby Girl

David Beckham's Baby Girl

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The Beckhams gave birth to their fourth child. Are they bad role models?

The Casey Anthony Verdict

The Casey Anthony Verdict

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The standard is proof beyond a reasonable doubt, even if it's 'likely' or 'probable' that she committed murder.

Circumcision in the 21st Century

Circumcision in the 21st Century

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Judaism is not a market driven religion.

Library of the Future

Library of the Future

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In the digital age, the library is becoming a graveyard. That may not be a bad thing.

Despicable Men

Despicable Men

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What drives the rich and famous over the edge?

Hero or Executioner?

Hero or Executioner?

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How would Jewish law view the controversial case of Jerome Ersland?

Christianity's Rise in China

Christianity's Rise in China

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China realizes what the West is rapidly forgetting: a civilization is as strong as its faith.

A Ban on Circumcision?

A Ban on Circumcision?

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The San Francisco initiative is an assault on Jewish religious liberty.

Manhood and the Great Recession

Manhood and the Great Recession

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How we respond to the economic downturn makes a profound impact on our children.

Israel's Moral Army

Israel's Moral Army

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An eye-opening interview with the man who helps set the IDF’s ethical parameters.

The Day Osama Died

The Day Osama Died

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Does Bin Laden's death bring a sense of closure? It better not.

When Evil Falls

When Evil Falls

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Is it proper to celebrate Osama Bin Laden's death?

The Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding

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Respect for royalty is a training ground for worship of the Almighty.

Losing Weight after Passover

Losing Weight after Passover

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The key steps to lose those extra pounds gained over the holiday.

Making the Impossible Possible

Making the Impossible Possible

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A 5-year-old girl was missing. How could I just go back to sleep?

Avoiding Weight Gain on Passover

Avoiding Weight Gain on Passover

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How much matzah can you eat?

Japan's Black Swan

Japan's Black Swan

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What could go wrong? The significance of unexpected events in history.

Caring for the Uncared

Caring for the Uncared

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Narayanan Krishnan has brought more than 1.2 million hot meals to India's homeless. Is he unique?

Egypt, Ishmael & the Fight for Self-Respect

Egypt, Ishmael & the Fight for Self-Respect

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Solving the Palestinian-Israel conflict isn't the lynch pin. Dignity is.

Egypt, Again

Egypt, Again

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How the country's turmoil resonates with a striking biblical parallel.

My Escape from Child Abuse

My Escape from Child Abuse

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Setting boundaries with abusive (or difficult) parents.

The New Age

The New Age

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Turning 50, am I over the hill?

Tucson: Voices of Patience and Wisdom

Tucson: Voices of Patience and Wisdom

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When a tragedy like the one in Tucson strikes, most of us would do well to keep silence.

My Big Issue

My Big Issue

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When food took over my life, I eventually weighed up to the matter.

The Shooting of Gabrielle Giffords

The Shooting of Gabrielle Giffords

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Judaism's timeless formula for moments like this.

The Facebook Challenge

The Facebook Challenge

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How to use Facebook to build rather than destroy.

Losing the Customer

Losing the Customer

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If only we'd make all our decisions looking at the long term.

Is Criminalizing Holocaust Denial Wise?

Is Criminalizing Holocaust Denial Wise?

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Such statutes create a dangerous precedent to outlaw other discussions as beyond the pale.

The Mark Madoff Tragedy

The Mark Madoff Tragedy

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Do the sins of the fathers get transmitted to the children?

The Islamophobia Myth

The Islamophobia Myth

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For Jews and Muslims tension and hostility are the exception. America's exemplary tolerance is the rule.

WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks

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Does the fact that something is true always justify its being made public?

The Cheerio King

The Cheerio King

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As an internist, I often see stress and anxiety masquerade as physical ailments. What is happening to our freedom?

American Jewish Teenager

American Jewish Teenager

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A peek into the psyche of a 21st century Jewish teenager.

Halo: Reach?

Halo: Reach?

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Do violent video games have a detrimental effect on our psyche?

Miner Miracle

Miner Miracle

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Confronting the struggle between this world and the next.

Emerging from the Mine

Emerging from the Mine

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Appreciating the surge of joy at Camp Hope.

The Geert Wilders Trial

The Geert Wilders Trial

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You may not agree with his politics, but his trial will be a watershed for European democracy.

The Star of David and the Mosque

The Star of David and the Mosque

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It's no accident that the NYC mosque is covered with the Jewish symbol.

The Donor

The Donor

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My spare kidney provided an incredible life experience.

Yom Kippur and the 10th Commandment

Yom Kippur and the 10th Commandment

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The secret to a happy life.

We Are All Miners

We Are All Miners

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The Chile mine saga and a message for the High Holidays.

Counterpoint: Do Not Build the Mosque

Counterpoint: Do Not Build the Mosque

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It would be a sacrilege to build the proposed mosque at Ground Zero.

Point: Build the Mosque

Point: Build the Mosque

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Government should not deny citizens the right to build a house of worship on private property based on their particular religion.

The Organization that Cried Wolf

The Organization that Cried Wolf

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The UN has lost all credibility and many real victims now suffer.

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Facebook Friends

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