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Women in Business Q&A: Michelle Atkinson, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Energizer Household Products

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

'I came to Energizer fourteen years ago because of the brands. Energizer Household Products has two strong, global brands -- Energizer and Eveready -- which I am more enthusiastic about today than ever.'

Hillary Clinton's Latest Title, 'Grandmother'

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

What title could Hillary Clinton add to her resume that would make her even more appealing to voters than those she already has on her resume? That question was answered recently when Chelsea announced that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky were expecting. In the eyes of much of the world, grandmothers can do no wrong.

The Danger of Anti-Rape Wear

Ellen Snortland | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Ellen Snortland

In case you don't know women's history, the idea of dressing women and girls in such a way as to frustrate a rapist is as old as, well, castles, damsels-in-distress, rogue knights and Vikings.

Leadership Expectations for the First Woman President

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Dr. Peggy Drexler

It's time to start thinking seriously about how a woman will manage the world's most powerful office. It's going to be a fascinating addition to the ongoing debate over the differences between male and female leadership styles -- including whether those differences even exist.

40 Years Later: A Look Back at the Yom Kippur War

Terence Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Terence Smith

The legacy of the 1973 war, which the Arabs call the Ramadan War, is more complex and poignantly relevant 40 years later.

Life, Death And Cheesecake: The Truth About Shavuot

Rabbi Shais Taub | Posted 07.12.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Shais Taub

You would think people would get excited about mass prophecy, but alas, there's no denying: Passover, the holiday of the Exodus, is way more popular than Shavuos, when we received the Torah. Why is it that we are more attracted to drama than to enlightenment? The solution is cheesecake.

Golda to Henry: "Why Do You Think We Put Them There?"

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 06.30.2013 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

The hopes of some Israelis that the Arabs of the West Bank would migrate elsewhere have not been fulfilled. And as President Barack Obama stated in his recent visit to Israel, "Neither occupation nor expulsion is the answer."

Feminizing Israel

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 01.25.2013 | World
Ashley Rindsberg

Last week, Israel's Academy of the Hebrew Language made an interesting ruling. The academy decided that all titles of official government positions can and should be described with the feminine form of the relevant noun when a given position is held by a woman.

Fascinating Jews

S.R. Hewitt | Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion
S.R. Hewitt

With over three thousand years of history, there is no question that the Jewish people have had their share of fascinating individuals. Here are snapshots of nine fascinating figures featured in NJOP's new eBook: Jewish Treats: 99 Fascinating Jewish Personalities.

Celebrating Visionary Women of the World

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.05.2012 | Women
Angella Nazarian

My hope is that the stories of these visionary women present to us the flame of the passionate life, the knife of insight, and the courage to stand for what one sees without looking away.

The 50th Anniversary of Kennedy's "Go to the Moon" Speech

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Meg Waite Clayton

President Kennedy had no idea how we might accomplish the goal of putting an American on the moon when he announced the goal. No one did.

'They Don't Make Movies About Boring People:' Two New Documentaries Tackle AIDS, Government

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Imagine someone with the bluntness of the George Carlin, the wardrobe of the Kinsey Sicks, and the following of Dame Edna and you'll get an idea of what kind of social catalyst Pieter-Dirk Uys became for South Africans.

What Did the Arabs Really Win in the 1973 War With Israel?

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

In the 37 years since this "victory," the Arabs have been unable to persuade Israel to agree to the Arab Peace Initiative and have become absolutely impotent to prevent it from continuing the construction of settlements.

Ruth Gruber, Journalism Pioneer, Finally Gets Credit

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Called Ahead of Time, the film by director Bob Richman follows Gruber's remarkable career as a pioneering journalist and writer from the 1920s onward.

Texas Education Board Approves Conservative Curriculum Changes By Far-Right

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATE*** Think Progress flags some of the more eye-opening revisions the Texas Board of Education approved for its social studies curriculum and ...

Doctor of the Heart: A Book Review

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arthur Rosenfeld

It's not every day that a novelist gets to review his own father's memoir. The publication of Doctor of the Heart is perfectly timed amidst dissecting scrutiny of our national healthcare system.

Can Obama Re-Unite Liberals and Moderates?

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

This year's best political play may turn out to be the Republican policy of "just say no," because it puts maximum pressure on Democrats to keep their two wings flapping in the same direction.

"If Sarah Palin Looked Like Golda"

Gershon Hepner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gershon Hepner

Poem inspired by an observation made by Mike Murphy, a former John McCain strategist

Israel's Risk

Chris Meserole | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Meserole

What we're watching in Gaza is not so much low-intensity warfare as the continued fracture of the post-Soviet international order.

Black and Blue: Obama and Golda

Haim Watzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Haim Watzman

The significance of Obama's victory will be that he has convinced the American people that the selfish, aggressive, and patronizing America of the Bush administration has been a disaster.

Sarah Palin Is Making Powerful and Sexy a Potent Brew Without Emasculating Her Husband

Jill Brooke | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jill Brooke

It sure doesn't look like Sarah Palin will be facing divorce. She may have difficulty explaining foreign policy, but she is clearly proud to assert femininity and sexuality along with power.

Hillary and the Unfeminine Mystique

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan Z. Shore

Hillary was using the old paradigm: To beat men you've got to be like them. What a difference it would have made if her campaign had employed some "feminine" qualities.