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An Interview with Rebecca Shimoni Stoil

One of the first questions I asked Rebecca Shimoni Stoil, a PhD student at Johns Hopkins University and reporter for The Times of Israel, was why there has been a consistent history of world news media in opposition to what I … Continue reading »

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Spiritual Competition

My rabbi mentioned this last week in synagogue. What does it mean to be spiritually competitive? You can pray longer, more fiercely, and adhere to the rules more than the next person? Your sleeves are longer, your hair more covered, … Continue reading »

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Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert – 121212concert.org

Right now, I am watching history unfold. An unbelievable coming-together of talent and power tonight at Madison Square Garden shows e power of relationships to change the world. The 12-12-12 concert for relief for Hurricane Sandy victims epitomizes the best … Continue reading »

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Follow The Path You’re On

I always said my passion was writing and if I could do anything at all, it would be to sit and write all day, every day. So imagine how perplexing it is that a simple goal of writing one hour … Continue reading »

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At the End of a Week Like That

It’s been one of those long weeks, when I’m up before the sun and up until long after it sets and I still have a lot to get done. But it’s all good. Work is bustling so much that my … Continue reading »

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The Idiocy of the USTA

Last fall, I picked up my tennis racquet again after no consistent play for 20-some years and I got back in the game. I love tennis. It’s a be-here-right-now game and I’m meeting great people on the court after my … Continue reading »

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Improving the World

I’ve always told my children that our goal on this earth is to make the world better. But I didn’t really walk the walk until the eve of my 40th birthday, when this midlife turning point made me realize that … Continue reading »

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Rune of the Self

Nothing in excess was the second adage written above the door at the Delphi. The first: know thyself. Every time I turn around, there is a lesson repeated from another tradition, all languages universal, all belief systems eternal. Be of … Continue reading »

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Emotions Inform the Physical

I got sick this weekend. Again. I won’t go into the gory details but I had to wonder why, just a month after my last foray under the covers in bright daylight, I was sick again. I’m a healthy, active, … Continue reading »

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Emotional Quotient

I knew it! PR isn’t about public relations – it’s about people. Imagine that. In a world gone social media, people still reign supreme. (I don’t think the twentysomethings have heard…) Great article in the April 2011 issue of Tactics, … Continue reading »

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