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A Night of Revelation and the Musical Spirit of Israel
 
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An Israeli Rancher Son’s Story of Land and Survival

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Obama Trying to Convince Israel to Sign Non-Proliferation Treaty

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Doctors Give Netanyahu Good Marks for Health

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Israel Refuses to Pay $1.1 Billion Swiss Court Award to Iran

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Posted on: August 6th, 2008

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I'm not a doctor, nor a biological scientist, but I do know that people under stress produce a hormone called cortisol, which helps the body deal with a stressful event by increasing energy and immunity and even lowering sensitivity to pain.

 

Posted on: August 6th, 2008

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The political world was abuzz this week with the news that Rep. Eric Cantor, the chief deputy minority whip in the House of Representatives and that body's lone Jewish Republican, was being seriously considered by Sen. John McCain as his vice-presidential running mate.

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Posted on: July 30th, 2008

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When RJJ passed away, he was survived by his wife, Esther Rachel[i], his son Raphael, and two daughters, Mrs. Anna Brody and Mrs. S. R. Schultz.

 

Posted on: July 30th, 2008

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I have written several articles, in the past years, about the Well Spouse Foundation. I became a member of this organization decades ago.

 

Posted on: July 30th, 2008

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During the construction work carried out in the city of Radom workers found a number of richly polychromatic (multi-colored) matzevot (tombstones) beneath the ground.

 

Posted on: July 23rd, 2008

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As Bnei Yisroel passed through the land of Ya'azer and Gilad in the "Ever HaYarden" (land East of the Jordan River) they noticed that the land was very fertile and quite suitable for grazing animals.

 

Posted on: July 23rd, 2008

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Thank you for your letters. I received so many letters on this topic asking me what a person can do to help, if mentioning weight is counterproductive.

 

Posted on: July 23rd, 2008

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Jews globally are commemorating the Three Weeks of Mourning period that began with last Sunday's 17th Day of Tammuz fast and culminates with the Fast of Tisha B'Av.

 

Posted on: July 23rd, 2008

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The Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow is one of the most important and largest events of its kind in the world.

 

Posted on: July 16th, 2008

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I have spent the last few articles discussing what, I have come to believe, are abusive comments made to overweight people in the guise of caring and acceptability.

 

Posted on: July 16th, 2008

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An Interview With Holocaust Chronicler Stuart Mirsky

 

Posted on: July 16th, 2008

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Question: What's on your summer reading list?

 

Posted on: July 9th, 2008

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Last week I shared a letter from a gentleman who felt it was appropriate to comment on people's weight.

 

Posted on: July 9th, 2008

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My last two columns dealt with the biblical injunction that we "watch over our souls."

 

Posted on: July 9th, 2008

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the ceremony in Poznan, rededicating the Jewish cemetery, in which the famous Rabbi Akiva Eiger is interred.

 

Posted on: July 2nd, 2008

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Dear Ms. Novick: There once was a time when I sincerely believed that I was open-minded regarding people who are overweight.

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Posted on: July 2nd, 2008

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In a recent front-page essay (May 30, 2008) and in last month's "Glimpses" column we traced the life of Rabbi Jacob Joseph (1840-1902). Rabbi Joseph, who studied in the famed Volozhiner Yeshiva, was an outstanding Talmudic scholar and one of Rav Yisroel Salanter's main students.

 

Posted on: June 25th, 2008

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In the past weeks I gave several examples of comments made to friends about their being overweight.

 

Posted on: June 25th, 2008

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Of all the formerly large Jewish communities in Poland, Lodz is one of the best organized today.

 

Posted on: June 18th, 2008

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Dear Ann, I have been following your articles on being overweight and wanted to tell you my beef (double entendre intended).

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