Posted in April 2010

Covering the face


In my MBA ethics class, a student raised the matter of Muslim women covering their faces. A lively discussion ensued, with nearly all agreeing that it was a woman’s religious right to cover their face, if they so wished but perhaps not so if she were forced. This discussion comes in the context of this … Continue reading

Amnesty International


The Amnesty International chapter that I helped found and direct since 1976 has a new infusion—a half-dozen students from Hofstra, an impressive a group of young people as you are going to meet anywhere. They are enthusiastic, committed, smart and fun. Having them involved is like getting a shot of Geritol.

puzzle fame


The answer to Newsday’s 4/14/10 Cryptoquote is “There is always a way to be honest without being brutal.” Arthur Dobrin