Monthly Archives: February 2013

Shall We Dance?

Some time ago I wrote about One Billion Rising, a movement afoot to organize a worldwide dancing demonstration to protest violence against women, set for February 14,2013. Well,  over the past few months the movement has gathered momentum and many … Continue reading

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Granny Hour

Coincidentally, I noticed a couple of pieces about the importance of grandparents last week. One, another fascinating article in The New Republic by Judith Shulevitz;  the other, a decision of the Tel Aviv District  Court reversing on appeal a decision by … Continue reading

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Bad News, Good News and In Between

As part of the flurry of end-of-2012 statistics publicized in the beginning of 2013, the local media recently carried the latest update as to divorce rates in the Jewish population in Israel. Here’s how the Times of Israel covered the … Continue reading

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