Power of Attorney Eytan KobreHe’s incurred the wrath of Congressional liberals, and even faced down death threats. But political foes never ruffled Michael Mukasey, former US Attorney General and past chief judge of Manhattan’s federal courts — the only observant Jew ever to hold either post. Yet it wasn’t all opposition, like when President Bush “put his arm around my shoulder and told me I had real guts.”
Cashing in the Crowd
Sara Glaz | Tuesday, June 02, 2015
It’s the quintessential dilemma of the fundraising world: How can we raise a lot of money? While this question has led solicitors in the direction of bigger galas and more extreme contests, could the answer lie in one simple word — crowdfunding?
Meet Mr. Integrity
Yisroel Besser | Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Stephen Harper says what he means and means what he says. Not everyone talks that way, but it’s endeared him to Canada’s Jewish community, who see him as that rare international leader proud to defend Israel on moral grounds. Perhaps that’s why he chose a Jewish community event to serve his opening volley on foreign policy in the 2015 campaign.
Nechama H. Raphaelson Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Last week, we introduced the concept of codependency — a dynamic in which two people are dependent on each other in unhealthy ways. Here, we examine four common codependent relationships, see how they can become established, and explore what one can do to disentangle from the clutches of codependency.
As told to Leah Gebber Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Oh, the stories. They would make the best crime novelists flinch.
Before we even commissioned the plans to extend our home, we heard the tales: building contractors who had run off with checks of tens of thousands of dollars. Supervisors lazing on some beach in the Caribbean while poor people living in the rubble of a partially renovated house waited anxiously for their return.
Junior Tales: A Powerful Night
Rachel Stein Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Snapping the jar’s lid closed, Sarah Rivka yelped with excitement. “Gotcha!” she called, and the firefly lit up from inside his new home.
Spotlight on an Electrician
Rochel Burstyn Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Step inside Home Depot in Southfield, Michigan, and head for the lighting department. Here comes electrician Rick Sikora who’ll shed some light on his work.
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