2013: Expect More Drama

01/01/2013 - 19:00

According to Jewish tradition, we are supposed to be optimistic about the future. At the end of the Passover seder we proclaim, “Next year in Jerusalem,”

UN General Assembly Adopts Nine Resolutions Condemning Israel

Resolutions describe the 'extremely difficult socioeconomic conditions' of Palestinian refugees.
12/19/2012 - 19:00

The United Nations General Assembly adopted nine resolutions on the topics of Palestinian rights and the Golan Heights.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says the peace process is in a "deep freeze." Getty Images

Learning Gratitude In Graduate School

Last month, hundreds, upon thousands, upon millions of students went back to school.  Although not quite as adorably as my 5th grade neighbor decked out in her first-day-of-school finest, I, too, returned to the world of academia. Starting my second year of graduate school, I was not even a little surprised when on the first day of classes, my peers and I couldn’t even get through the first class without bitching.

Why is it so hard to feel grateful for our blessings? Wikimedia Commons
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