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Forgiving Ourselves For Being Single

October 17, 2014

by Heather Robinson

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Fighting off guilt at the High Holidays.

When Lee Bernstein, a Manhattan dentist, was in his late 30’s, he bought an engagement ring for his 26-year-old girlfriend, who had just graduated from dental school. Next he took it and...

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Dershowitz: Carter, Tutu Have Gaza ‘Blood On Their Hands’

October 3, 2014

by Heather Robinson

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In Jewish Week interview, ex-Harvard Law professor charges that former president, South African archbishop ‘encourage’ Hamas’ ‘dead-baby’ strategy.

In his new book, “Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel’s Just War...

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Video: Flight attendant tirade refreshing?

September 15, 2014

Heather Robinson’s appearance on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” to discuss her Huffington Post account of flight attendant Steven Slater’s meltdown aboard a Jet Blue flight from Pittsburgh to New York’s JFK airport. Mr. Slater’s...

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A Glimmer of Hope in Iraq: Mithal al Alusi

September 15, 2014

Host Kevin Price and Guest Heather Robinson discuss “A Glimmer of Hope in Iraq” on this segment of the Price of Business.

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Behind the Scenes, Joan Rivers was a Class Act (and Nice!)

September 5, 2014

by Heather Robinson

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I had the good fortune to interview Joan Rivers three times, and to hang out with her once (as press, and then kinda informally). The first time, I had to fight for the interview, and the third (and only in-person) time, I had to fight Joan...

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Pro-Israel Iraqi Official May Be Tapped For Key Post In New Cabinet

August 21, 2014

by Heather Robinson

From The Jewish Week

Mithal al Alusi, honored by AJC for moral courage, says U.S. should unite region against terrorism.

Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi, whose support for Israel earned him the American Jewish...

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Iraqi Parliamentarian to President Obama: Do Not Give Up on Iraq

August 19, 2014

by Heather Robinson

In a phone interview from Iraq last week, Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi thanked U.S. President Barack Obama for his decision to conduct air strikes against ISIS and urged the U.S. President to “make it clear to extremists the...

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Israel: if we are not for ourselves, who will be for us?

July 30, 2014

by Heather Robinson

Earlier today a friend brought to my attention a recent blog post by James Howard Kunstler, a writer on environmental and economic issues. With all the tragic news coming out of the Mideast, I think the analysis of this man – who is not...

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Hamas’s child victims and Israel’s survival

July 19, 2014

by Heather Robinson

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Today I am thinking of Israelis and Palestinians, and all the children on both sides who deserve so much better than what they have, especially Palestinian children, because their leaders in Gaza simply do not value these children’s...

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Should the Stain of a Youthful Mistake Last Forever?

July 8, 2014

by Heather Robinson

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From The Jewish Week

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In June’s Vanity Fair magazine, Monica Lewinsky, now 40, asks the world to reconsider who she is. In her essay, “Shame and Survival,” she writes about how, since 1998, when the news broke about her affair with...

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