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Columbus Day

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  • Round-Up: Elgin marbles, art and money, getting over David Byrne

    Round-Up: Elgin marbles, art and money, getting over David Byrne
    The Elgin Marbles debate and too many stories about art and money, including a $26-million painting by Christopher Wool, expensive art-dealer sushi, black dancers and ballet, plus the gruesome aesthetic possibilities of a Marina Abramovic/Lars Von Trier...
  • Collards are kicking kale off the table

    Collards are kicking kale off the table
    Collard greens are "the new kale." So say the chic eaters. But some concerned cultural guardians fear a new social and economic menace: "food gentrification." Gentrification, simply defined, is when something that you used to buy because it was cheap...
  • Mississippi schools are a 1-2 punch in Times' Super-16 rankings

    Mississippi schools are a 1-2 punch in Times' Super-16 rankings
    Rankman has been waiting years to start his countdown with this countdown: One Mississippi … two Mississippi (State). Thank you Rebels and Bulldogs for winning last weekend so we could stack you like potato pancakes on top of the ugliness at...
  • Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years

    Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years
    The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week and industrial output rose sharply in September, positive signals that could help ease fears over the economic outlook. Initial claims for state unemployment...
  • How Italy protected Jews from the Holocaust

    During the darkest days of World War II, when much of Europe was under Nazi domination, Jews on the continent were imperiled: rounded up and murdered in concentration camps, under siege elsewhere, or on the run. In the Italian village of Anghiari,...
  • Is Texting A Teacher Over The Line?

    Is Texting A Teacher Over The Line?
    On Sunday of Columbus Day weekend I was sitting on my couch, watching the Patriots game, when I saw an email hit my phone from my school email account. One of my students has a question about the geography test that coming Friday. Like me, this...
  • Discovering that Christopher Columbus is persona non grata

    In September 1928, the leaders of a burgeoning immigrant community in eastern Pennsylvania met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city. They decided to canvass the...
  • Feedback 10/17: Quotations, definitions and possessives

    •Burt, York County: There was a reference about birds in the Home and Garden section that says 'If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck ..." The saying goes, 'If it walks like a duck and quacks like duck ..." Editor: You are absolutely right....
  • Student horror films invade Emmaus Theatre for 10th year

    Student horror films invade Emmaus Theatre for 10th year
    Over the years, students have developed clever and creepy ideas for films: getting trapped in a coffin, an initiation prank gone wrong, souls stored in jars, and being possessed by a dog. The movies have been shown at the Emmaus Arts Commission...
  • Broadway Box Office: Street Dips, But 'Only a Play' and 'On the Town' Hit Highs

    Broadway box office experienced a predictable decline last week after the boost it got the prior frame from the Columbus Day weekend -- but the larger dips at the Main Stem's tourist faves came juxtaposed against a handful of notable gains, including a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: At JTConnect, Learning Is Active...Explore What Interests You!

    Busy teens now have an even broader array of options through Jewish Teen Learning Connection (JTConnect) where they can explore their interests through a variety of flexible offerings. JTCentral and JTAwakenings are open to all teens in grades 8-12. Each...