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Blue Dogs RESTORE federal abstinence-only funding | Amplify

September 30, 2009

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Thought federal funding for abstinence-only-until-marriage programs was a thing of the past? Think again. Last night, the Senate Finance Committee voted 12-11 to pass Hatch Amendment #C30 to restore the $50 million a year funding to Title V abstinence-only programs. All Republicans on the committee (including Snowe from ME) voted for it, as well as […]

Why Women Have Sex: New Research | Newsweek Life

September 29, 2009

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A 25-year-old woman has a friend who is a virgin. She’s not physically attracted to him, nor does she want to be romantically involved. But she feels sorry for him, pities his inexperience. So she decides she will go home with her friend—to show him how it’s done. As she undresses, she feels powerful and […]

Economist: President Obama must keep up the momentum for Israel-Palestine peace process

September 26, 2009

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Israel, Palestine and the Jewish settlements: No time for Barack Obama to give up Editorial argues Israel must freeze settlements and the Palestinian Authority must recognize Israel as a Jewish state.

Publicity-seeking antisemites to picket Brooklyn shuls tomorrow

September 25, 2009

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  Protesters from the publicity-seeking homophobic and antisemitic Westboro Baptist Church plan to picket several Brooklyn Synagogues tomorrow: http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-2807-NY-Jewish-Culture-Examiner~y2009m9d25-Publicityseeking-antisemites-to-picket-Brooklyn-shuls-tomorrow

After shul this Shabbat afternoon/evening: KinkyJews’ “Bagels and Locks Munch” & Poets House reopens

September 24, 2009

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NY Jewish cultural events this weekend: KinkyJews’ brunch and Poets House reopens: http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-2807-NY-Jewish-Culture-Examiner~y2009m9d24-After-shul-this-Shabbat-afternoonevening-KinkyJews-Bagels-and-Locks-Munch–Poets-House-reopens

Photographs of Shoshana

September 24, 2009

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I really love this photo of Shoshana in her cubicle at her day job, but she prefers this one of her with former interns who are now full-time employees.

Iran Rally on Thursday

September 23, 2009

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Iran Rally on Thursday At noon tomorrow, Thursday September 24th, at 47th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan there will be a brief rally to protest Iranian President Ahmadinajed’s address to the UN’s General Assembly. Earlier this week President Ahmadinajed boasted about having denied the Holocaust ever happened.