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Kiev Revisited

Larry Kaufman, z"l
August 18, 2008

As regular readers of this blog may have noticed through my comments on other people's posts, I've recently returned from a river cruise through Ukraine -- fortunately arriving home before the Georgian crisis erupted -- and want to share some thoughts in three

For the Sake of a Namesake: L'dor v'dor

Jane E. Herman
June 23, 2008

A few months ago, during an informal visit in my apartment from my parents, my sister and my nephew Ian, I was stretched out on the living room floor and Ian, as five-year-olds are want to do, was walking on my back and climbing all over me.

Carolyn Goodman Z’L

August 20, 2007

Doug Mishkin is a Partner at, and co-chair of the Emplyment Law Practice Group of, the Washington-based Law firm of Patton Boggs LLP.  He is also a noted singer/songwriter, and a long-time friend of the Religious Action Center.

Carolyn Goodman, a remarkable

Debbie Friedman: Singing Unto God

Hank Bordowitz
June 3, 2002
Debbie Friedman's user-friendly liturgical compositions are sung in Reform congregations across North America, and her Mi Sheberach has helped countless individuals derive strength from singing in solidarity. What are the sources of her inspiration?