Monthly Archives: June 2011

Nothing Like a Grandparent’s Hug

The Jerusalem Post recently published an article by Judy Montagu entitled: A Perfect Love, about the importance of grandparents in the lives of children, and the unfortunate phenomenon of grandparents cut off from their grandchildren by children, or children-in-law. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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Bullies do Well

It’s an unpleasant truth, and I wish I could say it weren’t so. Unfortunately, I reached this conclusion a long time ago and two hearings I had in the past week provided me with further evidence. In both hearings the … Continue reading

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Children for Everyone

An article in The Tablet caught my eye this morning, which is about the pro-natal atmosphere and social policies in Israel. The article deals with very liberal policies towards conjugal rights of the Prison Service and the courts in Israel, … Continue reading

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Supreme Injustice

A number of months ago I attended a conference at Tel Aviv University Law School, sponsored by the Public Interest Law Program. One of the speakers presented an analysis of Supreme Court decisions involving issues of discrimination against Israeli Arabs, … Continue reading

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Fathers for Everyone

I came across two different pieces today ā€“ both relating to fathers ā€“ and were I in a cynic, Iā€™d say that by reading both of these, one might conclude that there are two kinds of men: those who will … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room

A number of months ago I attended a conference where I had the privilege of hearing a talk by two of the leading experts in the field of domestic abuse. When the formal session was over, talks based on fresh … Continue reading

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