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Starstruck: Parshat Lech Lecha

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 12.08.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

G-d tells Abraham that his descendants will be as numerous as the dust of the earth, the stars in the sky, and the sand on the seashore. What can we learn from the different similes?

God of Our Foremothers -- Why I am a Feminist Jew

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 12.02.2012 | Religion
Judy Bolton-Fasman

I am a feminist Jew because the God of my foremothers doesn't recognize a caste system and because I'm angry over the injustices too frequently lorded over Jewish women.

Passover and Revolution: Why Are We So Afraid of Change?

Leeat Granek, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2012 | Religion
Leeat Granek, Ph.D.

The story of Exodus tells us over and over again that all human beings fear change even when all the evidence is pointing towards how much better the unknown will be.

Can You Smell What Palin Is Shoveling Now?

Malia Litman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Malia Litman

The very purpose of a PAC is to raise and spend money to elect candidates. But these filings are proof of the willingness of Ms. Palin to possibly use and abuse donors to her PAC.

Celebrating The Young Victoria

Sarah, Duchess of York | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sarah, Duchess of York

The world had to know of this, the greatest untold love story in history. It had to be made into a movie for Hollywood. The world had to know The Young Victoria.

Asking Iran to Show Compassion for my Brother and His Friends

Shannon Bauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shannon Bauer

When I first heard that my brother, his girlfriend and their friend had been detained in Iran I felt my heart sink. More than 100 days later, I still get that feeling each morning.

Love Your Body, Love Your Life by Sarah Maria

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

I believe that body hatred lies deep under a host of physical problems. How can we possibly expect to be healthy if we reject our own primary residence?

Sarah Palin - Role Model for Anti-Feminists

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah King

Sarah Palin hasn't gone away. Oh, she may be back in Alaska, but she's also all over the media, as in recent interviews with Greta Van Susteren on Fox...

A Plea From My Dad to Independents

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

My dad was a lifelong Republican. He's exactly the kind of small business owner that the Republicans pretend to care so much about -- he's the original Joe the Plumber, but now he is Dogan the Independent.

Sarah Palin Supported Aerial Hunting

The Washington Independent | Arthur Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The wolf is an intelligent, handsome creature and, for many visitors to Alaska, an integral part of the state's wild appeal. Wolves live in complex so...

Sarah Palin and Female Leaders -- The Pointless Magnification of Glass Ceilings

Russ Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Russ Edelman

This post has nothing to do with my political position. Rather, it has everything to do with the added scrutiny women must endure as managers, executives and leaders.

Palin Pregnancy: Mother Daughter Interrupted

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

Rather than being the "wonderful mother" of the narrative the GOP is spinning, Palin is putting her ambitions ahead of her daughter's well-being at a time when a daughter needs her mother most... a little privacy wouldn't hurt, either.