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A Modern Day Prophet

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. I have always admired Dr. King’s life and work. And of course, his words have always motivated and inspired me. In fact, Dr. King (in a very roundabout way) even played a role … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

If your ears are not open to the crying of the poor, then your ears are deaf, and you will not hear G-d calling either. – Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

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On girls and poverty

Did you know that, in the average “developing” country, when an educated girl earns income, she reinvests 90% of it in her family, compared to 35% for a boy?  And yet, and yet … less than one half of one … Continue reading

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