Monthly Archives: February 2012

Invisible Mothers

Elizabeth Marquardt has written an article in The Atlantic entitled: “Do Mothers Matter?” She writes of the growing phenomenon of children unaware of their biological mothers, with some exceptions, a fairly recent phenomenon in the history of the world. Do … Continue reading

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Happy Tu B’Shevat

Today is Tu B’Shevat, the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat, in the mishna, considered the New Year of trees. In Israel it has evolved into a day where schoolchildren plant trees and spend the day out in … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of Revenge

This item appeared in the news here, about a man who will remain in prison indefinitely until such time as he gives his wife a get. He’s already spent ten years in prison under difficult conditions, but I guess that … Continue reading

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