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  • Factory gives model fighter jet to head of Russian Orthodox Church

    (This version of the story has been corrected to make clear gift was a model jet) MOSCOW (Reuters) - Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, was presented with an unlikely gift for a religious leader this week as he toured a factory in...
  • East Allentown murder-suicide rattles family, neighbors

    East Allentown murder-suicide rattles family, neighbors
    Amal Kirk was used to fighting at her next-door neighbor’s house, but like everyone else on her block, she didn’t expect it to end with a killing. On Sunday morning, Kirk said, her husband woke her up and told her about noises that sounded...
  • Cheshire Killer Hayes Claims He's An Orthodox Jew, Sues For Kosher Meals On Death Row

    Cheshire Killer Hayes Claims He's An Orthodox Jew, Sues For Kosher Meals On Death Row
    SOMERS — Convicted murderer and rapist Steven Hayes is suing the state Department of Correction and several officials because he claims he's an orthodox Jew and is being denied a kosher diet. It's not the first time Hayes, 51, has complained...
  • Hayes Finds Religion?

    I am thankful that Cheshire killer Steven Hayes has found religion during his incarceration and, as an Orthodox Jew, is familar with the Jewish laws dictated by the Torah [Sept. 12, courant.com, "Cheshire Killer Hayes Claims He's An Orthodox Jew, Sues For...
  • In Theory: How would a united body of religions work?

    Retired Israeli President Shimon Peres during a meeting with Pope Francis this month proposed a new global peace initiative: A “United Nations of Religions,” the Washington Post and other news sources reported. “People who shoot the...
  • Murderer Steven Hayes' Bizarre Call For Kosher Food

    Murderer Steven Hayes' Bizarre Call For Kosher Food
    When you're behind bars for the rest of your life, you have plenty of time to think up ways to bedevil the judicial system. That's the only logical explanation for the declaration by convicted killer Steven Hayes that he has become an Orthodox Jew and...
  • Mideast Christians urge Arabs lead fight against Islamic State

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Middle East Christian leaders called on Muslim governments and religious authorities on Tuesday to condemn Islamic State for its assault on minority religious communities and to take the lead in efforts to destroy its power in Iraq...
  • Laughs, sparks fly in 'Mrs. Greenblatt's Place In The Universe'

    Actresses Elissa Solomon and Janet Weakley are hilarious together in playwright Sharon Goldner's short play "Mrs. Greenblatt's Place In The Universe," running now through Sept. 21 at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale. The Goldner ten minute play is part of...
  • Boca rabbi affected by Israel visit

    Rabbi Efrem Goldberg, senior rabbi at Boca Raton Synagogue, a Modern Orthodox shul, spent two days in Israel recently as part of a brief solidarity visit organized by the Orthodox Union, the association of Orthodox synagogues. Goldberg wrote on the...
  • Migrants From City Enrich The Suburbs

     Migrants From City Enrich The Suburbs
    Bloomfield's Caribbean heritage is on full display in a field off Lisa Lane. On four acres is row upon row of callaloo, a leafy green vegetable that is a staple of West Indian cooking. People of Caribbean descent from Bloomfield — they make up a...
  • Injured Clarke still doubtful for Pakistan series

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Injured captain Michael Clarke has been named in Australia's test and one-day squads for next month's series against Pakistan but remains a doubt to be fit for the start of the tour in the United Arab Emirates. Australia's top...