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A Settler’s Farewell to President Obama
 
Enterprising Builder Thrilled About US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

January 20, 2017 - 4:34 PM
 
Inauguration Day Has Arrived for President-elect Donald J. Trump

January 20, 2017 - 3:20 PM
 
Poll: Overwhelming Majority of Israelis Ready for Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

January 20, 2017 - 2:53 PM
 
‘Open Orthodox’ Rabbi Alters Shabbat Prayer for the President to Omit Trump

January 20, 2017 - 2:36 PM
 
How Did Cop Ramming Bedouin Squatter Get Beautiful New Jeep?

January 20, 2017 - 12:19 PM
 
Prosecution to Demand 3 to 5 Years for Sgt. Azaria

January 20, 2017 - 10:32 AM
 
First Arrow 3 Long-Range Missile Interceptor Battery Arrives in Israel

January 20, 2017 - 12:52 AM
 
Hezbollah Accuses Israel of Espionage in Southern Lebanon

January 20, 2017 - 12:24 AM
 
NY Councilman Asks Obama to Commute Rubashkin’s Sentence, Too

January 19, 2017 - 11:56 PM
 
Professor Steven Plaut, z’l

January 19, 2017 - 11:03 PM
 
President-elect Trump Intends to ‘Really Show His Respect for Israel’ Says Press Secretary Spicer

January 19, 2017 - 10:29 PM
 
1,000 Respond to Mom’s Plea, Accompany IDF Soldier Son to Final Resting Place

January 19, 2017 - 9:38 PM
 
Former Pres. George H.W. Bush in ICU, Wife Barbara Also Hospitalized

January 19, 2017 - 8:39 PM
 
ADL Issues Security Advisory as FBI Investigating Threats to JCCs

January 19, 2017 - 2:44 PM
 
PM Urging Israelis to Attend Oleh Corporal’s Funeral [video]

January 19, 2017 - 2:14 PM
 
Cape Town Jews Warned Against Participating in Meeting on Future of Development Site

January 19, 2017 - 1:50 PM
 
Mother of Dead IDF Soldier Invites Israelis to Funeral: ‘We Have No Family Here’

January 19, 2017 - 12:39 PM
 
Ministerial Committee to Vote on Annexing Judean City

January 19, 2017 - 12:18 PM
 
Watch: Jerusalem Mayor Calling on Israelis to Sign Letter Congratulating Incoming President Trump [video]

January 19, 2017 - 11:17 AM
 
Conservative Shul Calls for Fasting on Inauguration Day

January 19, 2017 - 10:56 AM
 
Operation Survival: ‘Local Event to Address Issue That’s Become a National Epidemic’

January 18, 2017 - 11:32 PM
 
Stoning Attacks Damage Israeli Bus, Private Cars

January 18, 2017 - 11:05 PM
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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.

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Posted on: July 16th, 2008

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An Interview With Holocaust Chronicler Stuart Mirsky

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Posted on: July 16th, 2008

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Question: What's on your summer reading list?

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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.

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Posted on: July 9th, 2008

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

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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.

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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.

 

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Posted on: June 18th, 2008

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During my trip to Poland last year, I witnessed the restoration project underway in the city of Poznan.

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Posted on: June 18th, 2008

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Question: Have you encountered any hostility from family or friends for attending college?

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Posted on: June 12th, 2008

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A well spouse, Sheila, came to a simcha. She spent an inordinate amount of time making all the arrangements for her sick husband so she could attend.

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Posted on: June 12th, 2008

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Jews the world over just celebrated our receipt of the Torah and our unconditional acceptance of its precepts.

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Posted on: June 12th, 2008

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Question: How have rising prices affected your buying decisions?

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Posted on: June 4th, 2008

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Every spring and summer, there is renewed activity throughout Poland regarding the preservation of Jewish cemeteries.

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Posted on: June 4th, 2008

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Question: How would you rate this year's turnout?

 

Posted on: June 4th, 2008

SectionsMagazineGlimpses Into American Jewish History

In "Failed Experiment: New York's Only Chief Rabbi" (front-page essay, May 30), we described the warm welcome thousands of Jews gave Rabbi Jacob Joseph when he disembarked from his ship in Hoboken, New Jersey on July 7, 1888.

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Posted on: June 4th, 2008

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Some people cannot understand why others have a weight problem.

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