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'Control' Alternating With 'Delete'

This article first appeared in June/July 2014 issue of Hadassah Magazine.

Lisa Samick was 35 when she watched her younger sister, a new mother, die of metastatic breast cancer. 214 more words

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NY Orthodox Rabbi's Got His Congregation On The Rails

This article was first published in The Times of Israel.

Harry Berkowitz is a rabbi on the move. It could be no other way for the head chaplain for the… 191 more words

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Anti-Semitic Incidents Disrupt Silicon Valley Jewish Community

This article was first published in The Times of Israel.

The publication of a slight against a Jewish student in a Cupertino, California high school yearbook has brought to light what some see as an uptick in anti-Semitism among Silicon Valley youth… 154 more words

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Welcoming People With Disabilities

This article was originally published in the Summer 2014 issue of Reform Judaism Magazine.

Congregants at Temple Beth El in Hillsborough, New Jersey were amazed when Grace Amodeo expertly read Torah at last year’s Yom Kippur services. 179 more words

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Watches Her Life Onstage

This piece first appeared on The Arty Semite blog at the Forward.

Despite having had a long, busy day at the US Supreme Court this past Monday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made a point of attending a special performance of… 195 more words

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US National Archives Finds Historic Winton Letter to FDR

This piece first appeared in The Times of Israel.

A letter written by Sir Nicholas Winton in May 1939 asking President Franklin Roosevelt to allow Czech refugee children in to the United States has been found in the Department of State records at the National Archives. 94 more words

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