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14 Favorite Hanukkah Lights

Hanukkah in Jerusalem, Israel, can be exhausting!

Candle lighting ceremonies seem to be everywhere,

with people arriving from all over the world.

On the first night of Hanukkah, 326 more words


Number of Districts Axing School Lunch Program Growing

A Chicago school district is now one of the latest to dump Michelle Obama’s healthy school lunch program.  In other words, the kids told her to stuff it.   370 more words


Like A Strained Rubber Band...

I have to admit, I’ve never composed or given a d’var Torah. But recent events in Brooklyn, with the execution-style murder of two police officers, prompt me to give one now on Parashat Vayishlach, in which we have the incredibly painful story of Dinah’s rape and her brother’s violent reaction to it.  1,376 more words


Only 15% of Troops Approve of Obama

This doesn’t say much for Obama, does it?  Obama’s approval rating tanked to 15 percent this year among active-duty members of the armed services, reflecting a steady decline since he first took office in 2009. 281 more words


Signs of the Times (12/22/14)

Pope Rips Vatican Bureaucracy

Francis’ Christmas greeting to the cardinals, bishops and priests who run the Holy See was no joyful exchange of holiday good wishes. 3,540 more words

Signs Of The Times

The Word Became Flesh

As Christians, many of us long to see miracles happen. However miracles happen all of the time. To see, simply go down to the labor/delivery area at your local hospital. 225 more words

Biblical/Devotional Reflections

Happy Holidays from Criterium Lalancette Engineers

During this hectic holiday season, be sure to take a moment and reflect on all the blessings that came to you in 2014. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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