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  • Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein

    Review: 'A Literary Education' by Joseph Epstein
    Joseph Epstein knows who he is; and by the end of "A Literary Education and Other Essays," should you make it that far, you will, too. In fact it will have become apparent, well before the final essay in this collection, that Epstein is a cultural and...
  • Organized religion may neglect singles, but God is still in your corner

    Q: I notice that organized religion is aimed at families and married couples. It seems as if children are an integral part of the church and people with children are provided with many more opportunities to interact with each other than childless people....
  • Why would an American join Israel's military? Answers to that and more

    The deaths in Gaza last weekend of two Israeli soldiers who grew up in the United States have caused many people to wonder about dual citizenship and about Americans serving in other countries’ militaries. Here are some questions and answers on...
  • Israel declares slain Arab teen 'victim of terrorism' as it indicts 3 in his death

    JERUSALEM Israeli authorities on Thursday formally charged three Jewish suspects with kidnapping and burning to death a Palestinian teenager in revenge for the abduction and slaying of three Israeli teens in the West Bank. The indictment revealed details...
  • 'Wish I Was Here' should have wished for insight

    Has it really been 10 years? Are things so different now? Are we? Is Zach Braff's new "Wish I Was Here" a spiritual sequel to "Garden State," his 2004 directorial debut? Answer key: yes, yes, maybe, kind of but not really. Uncertainty and transition,...
  • UC regents have bigger issues than student rep debate

    For the second consecutive year, the UC regents board is embroiled in an unnecessary and counterproductive controversy over the views of its student representatives on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. On Wednesday, the regents voted to confirm the...
  • U.N. archives on Nazi war criminals open to public at Holocaust museum

    After the end of World War II, investigations into former Nazis and other war criminals were detailed in hundreds of thousands of records that were unavailable to the public for about 70 years — files that finally became accessible this week at...
  • What to do when an Israeli-Palestinian 'peace' is out of reach

    I sat down to write this piece for the first time a few weeks ago. Three Israeli teenagers now buried in the ground were still smiling and laughing then, and a 16-year-old Palestinian boy whose scorched corpse has since been buried in the ground too was...
  • Esther F. Dubin, nurse

    Esther F. Dubin, nurse
    Esther F. Dubin, a retired coronary care nurse whose career spanned more than four decades, died Sunday of Alzheimer's disease at her Mount Washington home. She was 69. The daughter of Charles Farber, an Internal Revenue Service agent, and Jessie...
  • Showing support for Israel

    Showing support for Israel
    The local Jewish community is standing in solidarity with the State of Israel during the current crisis. Rockets, many of them from the military arm of Hamas, have been fired the past week from the Gaza Strip to Israel. To protect its citizens, the...
  • Turkey's Erdogan accuses Israel of 'tyranny', likens Israeli MP to Hitler

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of "terrorizing the region" with its bombardment of Gaza and likened an Israeli politician to Hitler in a broadside likely to further strain fragile relations between the two...