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In wealthy Paris hamlet, some Jews reconsider their future

PARIS (JTA) — Babette and Sasha Bergman lead what many would consider a charmed life.

Both Jewish high-tech professionals in their 30s — they met while working at Google’s European headquarters in Ireland — the Bergmans settled in this capital city shortly ahead of the birth of their now 4-year-old daughter, Daniella. 1,150 more words

Daily News

Banish Worries

I love ‘but.’  It’s a powerful word to declare moving day on worries and cares. The Psalmist loved using it. It helped him focus on Someone bigger than his problems. 1,973 more words

Thinking And Emotions

A Cosmic Joke that has the Scientists Rolling in the Aisle

There is a “thing” I refer to as Universe Humor, others may refer to it as a Cosmic Joke. There have been times in all of our lives when we thought we knew exactly how some event or incident was going to turn out. 227 more words

Video Archive of American Sociological Association's Plenary Sessions

The American Sociological Association is wrapping up its 110th Annual Meeting, which happened to be in Chicago this year.  In addition to all of the thematic sessions, round tables, and book fair, one of the best things that happens at ASA’s Meeting are the plenary talks.   163 more words


Antiques have a lot to say

Did you know there was a time when a man might carry a pair of opera glasses disguised as a cigarette carrier in his pocket? Did you even know there was such a thing as a cigarette carrying case outside of the packaging in which you can purchase them? 689 more words


Roommates and How to Live with Them

The people you live with, especially when they aren’t family and you are getting your pick, should meet three criteria: respectful, hygienic and compatible with you.


“Fallen man is not simply an imperfect creature who needs improvement; he is a rebel who must lay down his arms. Laying down your arms, surrendering, saying you are sorry, realizing that you have been on the wrong track and getting ready to start life over again from the ground floor – that is the only way out of our ‘hole’. 545 more words