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Author: Moment

Jewish Intellectualism

15:24 17 July in Latest, Politics
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By Lily Shoulberg It is no secret that Jews value education.  Just as I was raised with the culture, prayers and foods that have come to define my Jewish heritage, I was raised with the expectation that I would attend college.  In fact, I didn’t even...

A Time to Be Born

14:55 16 July in Latest, Politics
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By Rebecca Borison When Connie G. Krupin first became a mother, she went to the nearest bookstore to find a baby book.  After purchasing one of the options, Krupin was forced to immediately grab her white-out to cross off “Baby’s first Christmas” and “Baby’s church.”  She,...

Escape from Freedom?

15:56 04 April in History, Misc, Politics, topics
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By Martin Berman-Gorvine As Passover approaches, I have been reading the psychologist Erich Fromm’s 1941 work, Escape from Freedom. Writing when Nazi Germany was at its height, Fromm sought the reasons why so many people felt their freedom to be “an intolerable burden” that they wished...

Murder is the Message

11:21 26 March in Politics, topics
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By Martin Berman-Gorvine It started before the bodies were even cold, long before they could be returned to the earth. There was barely time for seven-year-old Miriam Monsonego, Rabbi Jonathan Sandler, his five-year-old son Arieh and his four-year-old son Gabriel to be pronounced dead when the...