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On Being Politically and Religiously Homeless

My post up at The Forward:   Years ago, I came to the conclusion that, as a Jew, I am religiously homeless. While I am not very observant, I feel very Jewish — I just don’t perform all the rituals … Continue reading

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On Words: Presidential

George Washington wrote John Adams in 1789 that a President of the United States must “maintain the dignity of Office.” — Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) June 29, 2017   “Dignity,” that is the word that used to come to mind when … Continue reading

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On Words: Alternative Facts and Narratives…Lies, lies and damned lies

An important part of reading comprehension is determining what a fact is and what an opinion is. To understand more completely, let’s define each. A fact is a statement that is true and can be verified objectively, or proven. In … Continue reading

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On Words: Catastrophizing

Catastrophizing to view or talk about (an event or situation) as worse than it actually is, or as if it were a catastrophe    The new Trump Administration is to take the reigns of governance on Friday. Many are happy. … Continue reading

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