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  • Jews stay within Passover rules by selling bread, buying back after holiday

    Jews stay within Passover rules by selling bread, buying back after holiday
    During Passover, the holiday that begins tonight, observant Jews avoid eating leavened bread and all other foods whose ingredients rise during preparation. That means doing without some of the modern diet's tastiest staples, from bagels and pizza to pasta...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown grants terminally ill abbot's burial wish

    SACRAMENTO -- Abbot Archimandrite Theodor Micka was awakened on Tuesday morning by his fellow priests with some good news. Gov. Jerry Brown had signed legislation allowing the ailing 76-year-old abbot, who has terminal cancer, to be buried on the...
  • Orlando Figes on Crimea

    Orlando Figes on Crimea
    "It is enough to know the history of Crimea and what Russia and Crimea have always meant for each other." So Vladimir Putin justified the Russian annexation of Crimea in a speech in the Kremlin on Tuesday. "In the hearts and minds of people," the...
  • Nuns kidnapped by Syrian rebels are freed, reports say

    Nuns kidnapped by Syrian rebels are freed, reports say
    BEIRUT -- At least a dozen Greek Orthodox nuns kidnapped by Syrian rebels near Damascus in December were released on Sunday, according to Syria’s official news agency and Lebanese media reports. The state-run Syrian news outlet reported that the...
  • Retired Chicago police sergeant shot in home invasion

    Retired Chicago police sergeant shot in home invasion
    A retired Chicago police sergeant was shot and critically wounded after two robbers broke into his home in the East Side neighborhood and asked where he kept his safe, police said. Elmer Brown, 73, was shot in the neck and taken to Advocate Christ...
  • Israel approves law to draft ultra-Orthodox men into military

    Israel approves law to draft ultra-Orthodox men into military
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli legislators approved a controversial law Wednesday to end the historic exemption of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men from mandatory military service, a decision some religious leaders decried as persecution. The Equal Service Law...
  • Glenview priest accused of theft is suspended from duties

    Glenview priest accused of theft is suspended from duties
    A Greek Orthodox priest accused of improperly spending more than $110,000 from a private trust for shopping trips and upscale dinners has been placed on unpaid administrative leave and suspended from his duties as parish priest at Saints Peter and Paul...
  • Tamar Iveri, operatic soprano, fired over remarks about gays

    Tamar Iveri, an operatic soprano from the former Soviet republic of Georgia, has been fired from a production in Australia following remarks about gay people that appeared on her Facebook page. Iveri was supposed to appear in a staging of Verdi's "Otello,...
  • Retail Therapy: Obey ... and save a buck

    (Andre the) giant sale: Stop by the Obey warehouse sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday or 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 2722 Michelson Drive, Irvine, to save up to 85% on men's and women's lifestyle clothing and accessories. Information: obeyclothing.com....
  • Glenview priest to be charged with stealing from trust fund

    Glenview priest to be charged with stealing from trust fund
    A Greek Orthodox priest in Glenview will be charged with felony theft amid allegations that he took more than $110,000 from a church trust fund to pay personal expenses including shopping trips, upscale dining and Christmas decorations for his home,...
  • Columbia Digest

    'Tot Shabbat' The Columbia Jewish Congregation presents a Shabbat service for preschoolers and their families at 6:15 p.m. Friday, June 13, at the Oakland Mills Meeting House, 5885 Robert Oliver Place. The program includes book readings, story-telling,...