Daily Archives: May 11, 2012

Newt Gingrich’s Real Change 6

In Newt Gingrich’s Real Change, I read “Chapter Twelve: Real Change for Social Security” (which Newt wrote with Peter Ferrara of the Institute for Policy Innovation); “Chapter Thirteen: American History Requires Real Change in the Judiciary”; and “Appendix 4: D-Day … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, History, Political Philosophy, Politics

Judaism on Suicide, According to Telushkin

In my latest reading of A Code of Jewish Ethics, Volume 2: Love Your Neighbor As Yourself, Joseph Telushkin talks about Judaism’s stance on suicide.  Telushkin refers to Babylonian Talmud Gittin 57b, in which four hundred young Jews are being … Continue reading

Posted in Rabbinics, Religion