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November 03, 2012

"We're drying them out. But I'm looking closely — a lot of these pages, it's not reparable. This is just heartbreaking to look at."

Rabbi Avremel Okonov's words At Mazel Academy in Brooklyn, Torah scrolls were unrolled to dry after being damaged by the floodwaters from Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Ben Harris.— and this image of Torah scrolls being unrolled to dry after a Brighton Beach yeshiva in Brooklyn was flooded — put another face on what has been lost in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. We're based in Minnesota and, much like the rest of the world, our imaginations and conversations have been captivated by the devastating aftermath of Sandy.

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November 10, 2008

A retired butler at the White House misses the chance to tell his Helene about the first black man bound for the Oval Office.

September 17, 2008

Are religious values sometimes used as a shield for discrimination?

August 13, 2008

A column Waldman wrote for the Wall Street Journal asks whether a campaign video may have crossed the line.