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June 2012

Blessed to Be Jewish

Alan Dershowitz talks about complicated relationships.

Getting To Know You

How do we let go of our perceptions?

Freedom To Be

Try more Jewish activities this summer.

Sweet Singing?

Off-key performance gives way to worse.

The Real Story

Did you hear about those religious Jews?

The Smell of Cucumbers

There are pleasurable fringe benefits to living in Israel.

Shelach: When Majority Opinion Fails

Subconscious motivations led to “tall tales” of spies.

A Match That’s as Good as It Gets

Rabbi Stephen Einstein retires from Congregation B’nai Tzedek after 36 years.

Judaism & Health

A common sense approach to wellness is good for the body and good for the soul.

Putting Out Fires

Jerusalem’s chief fire commander has complicated, but cherished, job.

Luck and Jewish Food Classics

Food writer/TV personality Gail Simmons shares career highlights and recipes.

Something in Common

Max Goldsmith, age 10, gets to play for Elie Wiesel during his visit to Chapman.

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