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Death Leaves a Heartache No One Can Heal, Love Leaves a Memory, No One Can Steal

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.03.2014 | Arts
Nancy Cohen-koan

This quote refers to both plays infused with Irish sensibility. A lovely revival of Sea Marks has opened at the Irish Repertory Theatre. The play was...

Thank You to United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon

J. Randall O'Brien | Posted 03.08.2014 | Impact
J. Randall O'Brien

Tragically, our world is broken, filled with want, war, human rights violations, disease and death. Thankfully, the United Nations shines a bright light in the darkness of human failings. Blind eyes see. Goodness chases evil.

Open Wells, Open Hearts (Toldot, Genesis 25:19 - 28:9)

Rabbi Shoshana Meira Friedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Shoshana Meira Friedman

This is a metaphor for ourselves. In this time of ecological turbulence, it is easy to become a bor, simply a holding place for information, a pool of fear or indifference in the face of frightening facts. We must resist this temptation.

Don't You See, I'm Trying to Protect You?

Samina Ali | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts
Samina Ali

Think about it. What other woman faces as much scrutiny or is the target of as much random violence - from both her own community as well as others -- as the Muslim woman?

UN Complex Getting $2 Billion Facelift

AP | By ANITA SNOW | Posted 05.05.2012 | New York

UNITED NATIONS -- The whirr of saws and buzz of drills flood buildings better accustomed to the speeches of world leaders as the United Nations' iconi...

Will India Win Coveted UN Seat?

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sunil Sharan

The mandarins of New Delhi must be pleased as punch to have had over to visit leaders of all five permanent member countries in quick succession. Inexorable appears the march but will India find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?

Odor Forces Partial Evacuation Of U.N.

AP | ANITA SNOW | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. security officials evacuated the buildings where the Security Council and the General Assembly were to meet Tuesday becaus...