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Letter: Please Support Dr. Larry Eckstein In His Fight Against DEA


Dr. Larry Eckstein is being unjustly prosecuted by the DEA for prescribing pain medications in a clear sting operation.

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The Impact of Story


In the life of Oliver Sacks, I find it fascinating that his last written article was all about his personal feelings about Shabbat.

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You Won’t Believe What I Learned About A New Idea in Colorado Health Care


It would take the place of Connect For Health Colorado, the State exchange developed under the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA), sometimes referred to as Obama Care.

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Tips To Slow Down Summer

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Do you ever feel that summer is going to quickly? If so, here are some tips to make the most of summer, even if you have limited time.

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Five Lessons in Five Years

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Although philanthropy is a deeply personal and highly individualized endeavor, here are the top five broadly applicable lessons I've learned in the last five years.

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Vanities of a Bonfire


I spent an anomalous Lag B’Omer afternoon watching the gut wrenching movie ‘Gett’. I woke up the next morning with a cluster of thoughts and emotions.

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My Weekend in Baltimore


My weekend in Baltimore, first with idealistic rabbinic students and then with local people working for change, gave me great hope overall in what can be achieved by the courageous human spirit.

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Finding Zabelle

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Zabelle Abdalian was an Armenian Genocide survivor who sought shelter and freedom in America. Through her artistry as expressed in her writings, musical accomplishments, and dedicated compassion for others, her extraordinary life presents an inspiring testament of a 19th century woman whose spirit embodies a heroic people. In honor of the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide I offer her story. - Carla Rachel Friedman

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