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A Stone's Throw

A Stone's Throw

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A small revolution began with a broken window.

Desperate for a Donor

Desperate for a Donor

by Annette Cooper

My mother's kidneys are failing. Will someone help save her?

David Irving and Freedom of Speech

David Irving and Freedom of Speech

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Irving's opinions are vile, and his arguments about the Holocaust are ludicrous. But he doesn't belong in prison.

Curse of the Moderates

Curse of the Moderates

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The mob has turned this into a test case for freedom of speech in the West.

We Are All Danes Now

We Are All Danes Now

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Today the censors may be coming for some unfunny Mohammed cartoons, but tomorrow it is your words and ideas they will silence.

Oprah's Choice

Oprah's Choice

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The powerful message of Elie Wiesel's Night.

Murmurs in the Dark

Murmurs in the Dark

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Many of my patients seek something far more difficult for me to give than medical advice.

The Beauty Wars

The Beauty Wars

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The Chanukah battle isn't over yet.

Suddenly Goodbye

Suddenly Goodbye

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The sudden death of a friend taught me a few important lessons.

Not So Trivial Pursuit

Not So Trivial Pursuit

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Maybe winning really is everything after all.

The Fire Now

The Fire Now

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Barbarians at the gates of Paris.

Invisible Worlds

Invisible Worlds

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My grandfather believed that our world is a manifestation of an invisible world. As a computer scientist, so do I.

Sukkot: After the Deluge

Sukkot: After the Deluge

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Everything in life was firmly established: career, family, friends. Then came Katrina.

Exodus from Rita

Exodus from Rita

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As we drove for hours to get out of Houston, we were hoping for a miracle.

For God's Sake

For God's Sake

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The challenge of our age: not to desecrate God's holy name with acts that profane all that He stands for.

My Modem Speaks

My Modem Speaks

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Sometimes speed can make things slower.

Refugees from the Storm

Refugees from the Storm

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Picking up the pieces in Katrina's aftermath.

Fascinating!

Fascinating!

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Successful relationships are built on making the needs and pain of others as real as our own.

London Calling

London Calling

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Europeans are not about to start singing, "We are all Israelis now," any time soon.

Terror In London

Terror In London

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Yesterday terror arrived on our doorstep. Like Israelis, now I, too, must worry about getting on a train or my son taking a bus to school.

Tomorrow's Promises

Tomorrow's Promises

by Betsey Krause

If I have learned nothing else through my 16-year-old daughter's death, it is that you can never tell your children enough times how much you love them.

For Just One Week

For Just One Week

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What would you like to do for just one week?

She Just Doesn't Get It

She Just Doesn't Get It

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The essential outrage of "Holocaust on Your Plate" was not that it injured feelings, but rather that it equated human beings with cows, pigs and chickens.

Honoring the 5th

Honoring the 5th

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Why our family doesn't do Mother's Day.

You're On the Air!

You're On the Air!

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Imagine how careful you'd be if those around you were watching, listening, and analyzing your every word. Guess what? They probably are.

The Death of Terri Schiavo: An Epilogue

The Death of Terri Schiavo: An Epilogue

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Blurring the line between life and death, and between medical data and morality, her death signifies a disturbing turning point for American society.

My MS Attitude

My MS Attitude

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I lost my job, I'm a quadriplegic, and I'm the luckiest man in the world.

Hunting for Rainbows

Hunting for Rainbows

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She was terminally ill with no possibility for cure. Her husband insisted we do everything possible to keep her alive. I couldn't help wondering: Did we launch her into some painful, hellish limbo?

No, I'm Not a Mommy (Yet)

No, I'm Not a Mommy (Yet)

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I want normal back.

Urban Sprawl

Urban Sprawl

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Environmental preservation has been part of Jewish tradition for 3,300 years.

Almost Normal

Almost Normal

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I always considered "being normal" the most important quality in a person. Then I had a baby with Down syndrome.

Taking Back Nature: A Reflection

Taking Back Nature: A Reflection

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Every so often, we are reminded that we are not the conquerors, but trustees.

Reacting to the Tsunami

Reacting to the Tsunami

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A spiritual response to disaster.

To Everything There is a Season

To Everything There is a Season

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When confronted with evil, it's the time to fight - and to counteract with kindness.

UN Scandal (Yawn)

UN Scandal (Yawn)

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Kofi Annan is a symptom of the UN's sickness.

Darfur: Never Again?

Darfur: Never Again?

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As Jews, we have an increased moral obligation to respond, to speak out and take action.

Friends Don't Grow on Trees

Friends Don't Grow on Trees

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Why are some people blessed with wonderful, caring friends while others seem destined for loneliness?

In Praise of Praise

In Praise of Praise

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Whether the workplace, at home, or school - everyone thrives on sincere praise.

Trains

Trains

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Contrasting our problems with the difficulties previous Jewish generations had to endure puts some things in to perspective.

Life in the Swing State

Life in the Swing State

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Spiritual lessons from the crucial presidential vote in Ohio.

My Car

My Car

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It's been an office, phone booth, dining room, and hair and make-up salon. Last week I got a wake up call that changed all that.

Super Powers

Super Powers

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As a quadriplegic, Christopher Reeve demonstrated heroic powers.

The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule

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Giving others the greatest gift possible.

Standing Strong against Terrorism

Standing Strong against Terrorism

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A cry from an Arab American over the carnage in Russia.

Olympic Champions

Olympic Champions

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A Jewish look at the quest for greatness.

Sublimating Strife

Sublimating Strife

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The fighting in Fallujah may have deep biblical roots

Pulling the Plug

Pulling the Plug

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TV or not TV? That was the question.

Lessons from the 9/11/ Commission Report

Lessons from the 9/11/ Commission Report

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Overcoming our failure of imagination.

Friend or F.O.E.?

Friend or F.O.E.?

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Beware. Forces of Estrangement are lurking everywhere.

To Tell the Truth...Sort of

To Tell the Truth...Sort of

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Deceit and insincerity, both subtle and blatant, permeate our lives.Jaded, we either miss it or shrug it off. Neither reaction is acceptable.

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