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The Prime Minister of Israel Bibi Netanyahu, enjoyed the snow in front of his home in Jerusalem with a playful snowball fight

The viral cat lawyer once drew national attention for his prosecution of a Jewish...

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Climb Every Mountain

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My Day In Court

So I finally got my day in court. Traffic court, to be precise. My day in court was a Tuesday. The ticket I got actually said Saturday, so I called...

The Way It Is: Newsworthy Resolution

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Daf Yomi: In Hot Water

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The Way It Is: The Heart of the Matter

  Each time a major snowfall is expected, my mother’s words ring in my ears. I can still hear her admonishing my dad; “Willie, you are not going to shovel...

Schmutter: Complaining About Mahn

  So I hear where I live in New Jersey, the free-food-box pickup may be ending — again — and soon we won’t have free food anymore, unless we count...

Schmutter: Presents of the Future

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The Way It Is: Casting About for New Meaning

  My lifelong friend Nancy is a former English teacher. We speak often, and during a recent call, she told me that she was unhappy with her retirement. She felt...
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