As a rabbi and political columnist, I find that every election demands close reflection, introspection, and action. The answer, this year, is clear. My favorite Biblical quotation occurs several times in the Torah, including Exodus 22:21-22: "You shall not oppress or mistreat a stranger, for you were strangers in Egypt....
Hunting big game for trophies with a high-powered rifle is an execution, not a sport. If the target of such a hunt is an animal whose population is stressed, as the most prized specimens usually are, the lack of ethics is compounded. Britain's Prince William, president of the United for...
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Restaurateur Justin Anthony is a household name in Atlanta, Georgia, known for opening some of the city's hottest restaurants: Yebo Beach Haus, Cape Dutch, Biltong Bar, and 10 Degrees South. But how Justin harnessed the earliest versions of his entrepreneurial skills, you wouldn't expect. He grew up as a...
Nick Cave, Until, Mass MoCA There is nothing so sweet as combining nature and art. Rearview of new-ish Tadao Ando reflecting pool, Clark Museum of Art, Williamstown, Mass The last time I wrote about...
I recently had an experience with a themed art show that turned out shockingly well. This was "Point of Origin," curated by Dina Brodsky and Trek Lexington, and exhibited at The Lodge Gallery, on the Lower East Side. I've written about all these entities before, except for the mysterious Mr....
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William Finn introduced the first of his irresistible autobiographical--or at least semi-autobiographical--musicals 37 years ago with In Trousers, during which married Marvin, who must be a version of the bookwriter-songwriter, ruminates about his sexuality. Still obsessed with the subject--as anyone driven to get to the bottom of his soul would...
History was made at the United Nations today. For the first time in its 71 years, the global body voted to begin negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons.
Here are six ways to teach empathy to your children, whether they are toddlers, preschool aged, or school aged.
While it is important to get the facts straight, focusing on the truth content of their words is not nearly enough to evaluate the actual impact of the debate on the audience.
During National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), it's important to remember the value employees with disabilities to the workplace, in addition to our communities, our country and our economy. People with disabilities not only represent the largest and most diverse minority in the United States, but they are also...
Trade has assumed a remarkably prominent position in the US presidential election. In past elections, few topics seemed to dull public attention like tariffs and trade barriers, which meant that politicians typically focused on divisive social issues like abortion and gun control.
I believe that the very essence of faith is that that our conditions will improve by the sheer fact that we are trying. No matter your faith or non-faith, go out and vote. Not only will it make a difference, it is your right.
Then if the therapist thinks it's best that you don't handle the problem by yourselves he or she will offer to visit with the child a few times. Only then after this evaluation will a decision be made about the reasons for a recommendation for therapy.
Jill Sherman, SVP, Social Strategy, Social Practice Lead at DigitasLBI Oh, Vine. Parting ways really IS such sweet sorrow. While we can’t say that we didn’t see it coming, given all the recent changes to the Twitter platform, we are secretly...
Here are four reasons why traveling is the best move that you can make-especially if you are ready to turn in your resignation letter at work.
For many of us, this electoral season has been a storm of conflict and upset. And, of course, it's not yet over. But suddenly I feel the calm. And it's not because I believe that "my" preferred candidate will win. It's because I can feel the hand of destiny in this election.
By contributing writer Lizsandra Montiel for KidSpirit's The Stranger issue. I wasn't doing great in school. My parents always talked about switching me to a different school that I would not like. I never believed them, until I had to...
Relationships between Asian countries and the West are currently in a state of flux. However, if it is to have a hope of stopping the rise of China, the United States should instead harness its special relationship with traditional Asian allies.
What are the major differences between NAFTA and the TPP? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States, on Quora: It's no...