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Politics
The people are so far from understanding who really serves them, and who exploits them, that one fears that the day might
Politics
Emails leaked to The Guardian show who's really driving the idea that elections are being rigged.
Politics
On April 19th New Yorkers' have the chance to make Hillary Rodham Clinton the nominee of the Democratic Party. All of us New Yorkers, no matter where we live, whose hearts will always belong to New York, know they will do this resoundingly.
Politics
Gross may not have been an American spy. But he was surely a U.S. government agent who got caught on the job breaking Cuban law. Now that he's home, his continued lawsuit against the government that saved his life, paid him millions and made him a celebrity, is nothing less than Gross ingratitude.
Books
In spite of a horrendous childhood, Lear developed the necessary elements for success. Yes, he's a talented writer, producer and executive. He is also a master salesman. As a mid-level development executive in his Embassy Productions, I witnessed the executive Lear in action.
Religion
I love seeing Yiddish show up in the media. I feel special because I know this "second language" that not many others do, and it makes me feel closer to my heritage.
The World Post
Exiled, tormented and persecuted like no other people, the story of the Jews is a story of courage, innovation, and reinvention culminating in the creation of the State of Israel.
Books
In Jews and Words, Oz, a novelist and professor of literature at Ben-Gurion University, and his daughter provide a unique -- and controversial -- answer to the question, "Who is a Jew?"
Religion
While I am certainly no Yiddish maven, I know enough words and phrases to know that when someone mispronounces a Yiddish word it hurts my ears.
Books
The Yiddish language is a wonderful source of rich expressions, especially terms of endearment (and of course, complaints
Politics
Bobby Jindal and George Rekers are not alone, but exemplify a willful blindness to the real world consequences of ideological extremism that has become something of the sina qua non of the far right.
Entertainment
JB: What was the development process like on TAKE FLIGHT? What kind of shooting outline or detailed treatment did you write
Politics
Obama ought to be applauded, not attacked, as he and his administration continue efforts to govern in a bipartisan and inclusive manner; his Hanukkah party is just one positive reflection of this encouraging trend.