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Though the fact that divorce has become more common and less of a stigma has some impact, that does not explain why the gray divorce rate is climbing while the general divorce rate is going down. Denise Tamir suggests a few contributing factors. 2 Comments
The Shalom Bayit Divorce
Shalom Bayit, literally "peace in the home," is the Jewish imperative to maintain a respectful and harmonious household. The values of Shalom Bayit may be applied to the manner in which a husband and wife, who for whatever reason have decided their marriage can not be saved, make their way through the divorce process.
Obama and the Middle East - A Mediator's Perspective
In a sense, Obama holds himself out as a neutral, purporting to facilitate the Middle East peace talks as an outsider. When evaluating Obama's recent conduct using mediation methodology, however, Obama shows that he is anything but neutral. 3 Comments
Fairly Legal: Farfetched Fun
From the minute I heard about the USA network's new series Fairly Legal, I have been waiting with wide eyed anticipation for its premiere. As I read the series synopsis about Kate Reed, a "recovering attorney who, frustrated with the rigidity of the legal system, quit practicing law to pursue justice from a different angle," I instantly felt a kinship. 12 Comments