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Wonder women

I love strong Jewish women. You could say it started with one named Betty Lou Munk — I call her “Mom” — who in fact grew up Christian on ...
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From Exodus to Israel in a month

During a recent Tot Shabbat at my synagogue, sometime between the kids “skipping, skipping, skipping” and “hopping, hopping, hopping” to ...
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A special education

When Dina Garcia was born, she was blue and not breathing. Ten months later, her parents learned she has cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder ...
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We’ve always been a startup nation

Every day, I walk around my house thankful for Jews. I wake up and check the time on my cell phone, thanks to Martin Cooper, who led the ...
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Holy midrash, Batman!

I’ve always loved art in all its forms. I have a thing for Jews who rock, for example, and for Jews who mime, like Marcel Marceau (but we don’t ...
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