Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tammuz 14, 5774

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Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin
With the celebration of Chanukah -- a Jewish festival built on rededication, survival and giving -- we prepare to say goodbye to 2009. For many, it will be a relief to put the past 12 months behind us and start 2010 with a sense of renewal. For some, this period reminds us of crashing stocks and the Bernie Madoff mess...
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Sections > News > Israel & Mideast http://www.goldsteinsfuneral.com/ Young Rappers Abroad Tell It Like It Really Is December 10, 2009 Robert Fox, JE Feature
"We won't break no, we won't be scared no "We won't lose our desire for life "We are the real reason behind the need to keep on marching here." Was this written by soldiers during the heat of battle? Revolutionaries or resistance fighters? No. It is the chorus of the rap song "We Won't Break." Not a rap song by...
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Judd Levingston, JE Feature
This year, Chanukah will feel different for our family because there will be much more light than before. Our middle daughter knows all about light, having just celebrated her Bat Mitzvah two months ago on the week when we read the story of creation in the Torah. For nearly a year, she practiced chanting the Hebrew verses announcing the creation...
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Miriam Peskowitz, JE Feature
You might think I'm here to tell you to give fewer presents this year. I am, after all, the author of books that remind us of the simple pleasures, and suggest what to do with baking soda from the pantry and white paper from the closet. Add that to the current economic climate, with nearly everyone still reeling from the...
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A Perfect Example That Health Care Does Work In "A Tough Way to Learn the Truth About U.S. Health Care" (Op-Ed, Nov. 25), Ira Forman describes his recent brush with mortality. After sustaining an apparent heart attack in a washroom at a fundraiser, he was transported to his choice of hospitals, where, as he recounts, within 70 minutes of arrival...
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