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Issue of September 22, 14 Tishrei 5771By Sergey Kadinsky     Almost all Jewish elementary schools are aware that sexual abuse is a problem and more than half have policies in place … more
Issue of September 22, 14 Tishrei 5771Robert Alter is one of the foremost secular translators of the Bible. His newest work, “The Wisdom Books,” is a new translation of Mishei (Proverbs), Koheles … more
From the other side of the bench by David Seidemann Issue of September 22, 14 Tishrei 5771I am assuming that most of you are like me and that the Yom Kippur tunes swirl and dance around in … more
By Jewish Star Staff Issue of September 22, 14 Tishrei 5771The Jewish Star’s publisher and editor-in-chief said that he would step down in mid-October. Mayer Fertig, who joined the Star in … more
Issue of September 22, 14 Tishrei 5771By Penina Zilberberg My previous column discussed the critical role of self-control, or the ability to delay gratification, in becoming a successful adult. I … more
Issue of September 22, 14 Tishrei 5771Dear Aviva, Being married has made me dread Yomim Tovim. My husband and our baby son move into my in-laws’ house, and it is really hard on me. My in-laws … more
I'm thinking by Micah D. Halpern Issue of September 22, 14 Tishrei 5771The content and direction of the direct talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders are now being discussed, dissected … more
Issue of September 22, 14 Tishrei 5771Republicans across the nation should be beating their chests in a communal “Al Chet,” wondering what sin they might have committed to deserve the Tea Party. … more
Parsha by Rabbi Avi Billet Issue of September 22, 14 Tishrei 5771In Vayikra 23:34, Parshat Emor, the Torah tells us that “on the 15th of the seventh month, we will celebrate the festival of … more
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