Friday, February 5, 2016 Shevat 26, 5776

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I don't think, in recent times at least, there's been a more vilified intellectual figure -- at least in certain circles -- than Leo Strauss. And especially, so long-deceased an intellectual figure. A German-Jewish émigré, Strauss, who died 33 years ago, taught philosophy for the most part for several decades at the University of Chicago. Few outside of some rarefied...
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Stu Goldman
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Ariel Beery
As Israeli soldiers remain in Lebanon in the uncertain aftermath of a difficult war, members of a new Jewish generation are responding through the prism of their quest to fix the world. These Jewishly educated and religiously minded youth have decided to raise money for both Lebanese and Israeli war victims. The pairing of these victims is crucial. As Daniel...
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Lori Schneide
I was sitting in a maklat -- a bomb shelter -- in Haifa one breezy morning in July, when a young American woman next to me stopped crying long enough to say with the cadent punctuation of youth, "Why is everyone so calm?" In that moment, the light in the windowless room seemed to change. People sat in clusters, handing...
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More Than One Road to Quality Jewish Education While I understand the enthusiasm and passion for day schools (Editorial, Aug. 24), I am dismayed that the Jewish Exponent would not have included synagogue schools as a powerful alternative. Having served for 16 years as headmaster of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School, and for five years as the...
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