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Linda Lempert and Eleanor Levie at City Hall

Paid Sick Leave Legislation Is a Moral Victory

A worker who has a proven track record should be able to take time off to deal with illness or injury, or that of a child or elderly parent, without worrying about losing pay, or their job.

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Saving the Old Synagogues in Turkey

The old synagogues of Izmir comprise the only complex in the world of adjacent synagogues in a unique Sephardic architectural style. The Izmir Project was created to preserve and restore the nine salvageable of the original 34.

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Five Pointz, three days before it was destroyed. (Photo: Barry Bub)

Book Review: Subway Love

Nora Raleigh Baskin’s short novel is a page-turner, skillfully designed to encourage both family and classroom discussion of difficult topics such as divorce, abuse, first love, intermarriage, and coping with the end or loss of both casual and important relationships.

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