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  • Syrian crisis casts shadow over Jewish holidays

    Syrian crisis casts shadow over Jewish holidays
    According to Jewish tradition, those who atone over the High Holidays for the sins of the past year will be granted peace, prosperity and life. As thousands of area Jews prepare to begin the solemn season Wednesday night amid high tensions in the Middle...
  • Will Israel's Arabs get a say in its future?

    There were a number of disturbing findings in last week's poll by the Israeli Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University, released just as negotiators were preparing to resume Middle East peace talks in Jerusalem on Wednesday. But one less-remarked-...
  • My Answer: Bored in church? Look inside yourself

    Q: You're always telling people to go to church, but all the churches I've been to are so boring I can't stand it. You'll probably tell me just to keep looking, but why should I? Besides that, I enjoy having a day to myself. — K.W.W. A: Let me...
  • '12 Years A Slave' Writer John Ridley Boards MGM's 'Ben-Hur'

    "12 Years a Slave" writer John Ridley has come on board to write MGM's reboot of "Ben-Hur," the studio's 1959 epic starring Charlton Heston. Sean Daniel and Joni Levin are producing the the remake with Timur Bekmambetov ("Wanted") directing. Jason...
  • A different kind of Hanukkah treat

    Happy Hanukkah! The Jewish Festival of Lights begins this weekend, on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8. Everywhere, for eight nights, happy celebrants will light candles at sundown, recite blessings, sing songs, spin dreidls, and share presents. And, of...
  • LightWorkers Media Options 'The Dovekeepers' For Miniseries

    Roma Downey's LightWorkers Media banner has acquired the rights to Alice Hoffman's 2011 novel "The Dovekeepers" with an eye toward adapting it as a miniseries. "Dovekeepers" is set in ancient Israel and centers on a small Jewish settlement on the plateau...
  • Pictures in the News | September 13, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Long Beach, where the final Boeing C-17 cargo jet for the U.S. Air Force takes off as observers look on during a ceremony. Delivery of the 223rd plane ends a 32-year relationship that has been an economic boon to...
  • Jorge Duany, director, Cuban Research Institute, FIU

    Jorge Duany, director, Cuban Research Institute, FIU
    Last week: While most national and international media attention has focused on possible U.S. military actions in Syria, U.S. immigration reform has fallen to a secondary place in public debates. Last week, a small group of Latino activists organized a...
  • 'Major engagement' reported with militants at Kenya shopping mall

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenya’s security forces were reported to be closing in on Al-Qaeda-linked gunmen holding hostages in an upscale shopping mall late Sunday, as a major explosion rocked the building around nightfall. Earlier Sunday, Israeli...
  • Israel reportedly helping Kenya in shopping mall siege

    Israel reportedly helping Kenya in shopping mall siege
    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Israeli advisors were reported to be helping Kenya's government try to free hostages held by terrorist gunmen in an upscale shopping mall, after an attack that killed at least 59 people and wounded 175, but President Uhuru Kenyatta...
  • Reza Aslan's 'new' take on Jesus

     Reza Aslan's 'new' take on Jesus
    Jesus not only saves; it turns out he also sells. UC Riverside professor Reza Aslan's new book, "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth," currently occupies the No. 1 spot on Amazon's bestseller list. The Iranian-born Aslan, who converted...