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  • A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]

    A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]
    In a 12-second period one year ago today, two homemade explosive devices tore holes in what had been a perfect spring day in Boston. Thousands had lined up along Boylston Street for the 117th Boston Marathon. Nearly 27,000 runners ages 18 to over 80,...
  • No need for prayers, just do your job [Letter]

    No need for prayers, just do your job [Letter]
    I've been following the debate over the Carroll County commissioners opening their meetings with Christian prayer ("Carroll commissioners vote to halt sectarian prayers," April 8). For some reason, there are people who can't seem to get down to business...
  • No rest in the debate over Sabbath business hours in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM — The crowd that gathered at the recent grand opening of Cinema City hadn't come for the movies. They were there in droves to protest a government regulation that keeps the 19-screen cineplex closed each week from sundown Friday to sundown...
  • 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...
  • Pussy Riot activists raise voices and issue call to action

    Barely three months after their release from Russian prison, Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova sit outside a Santa Monica hotel, smoking cigarettes, insisting that their group Pussy Riot is not a band. "People sometimes think we are a musical group...
  • Wine, beer and food festivals crowd the spring calendar

    Spring brings warm weather and the opportunity to enjoy the many wine, beer and food festivals that Hampton Roads has to offer. Many feature Virginia-made products, but others offer foods and drink from around the world. Here's a list to mark on your...
  • Wine, beer and food festivals in Hampton Roads crowd the spring calendar

    Spring brings warm weather and the opportunity to enjoy the many wine, beer and food festivals that Hampton Roads has to offer. Many feature Virginia-made products, but others offer foods and drink from around the world. Here's a list to mark on your...
  • 'And you shall love the proselyte'

    Back in 2008, the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) announced a new system of conversion (GPS — Geirus Policies and Standards). Ostensibly, their goal was to create a universal and centralized standard for all conversions. We warned then that...
  • Famed Jesuit priest abducted, beaten and executed in Syria

    BEIRUT An activist Jesuit priest who spent three years living alongside besieged civilians and rebels in the Syrian city of Homs was assassinated Monday, according to the Vatican, which said he was abducted by unidentified gunmen who beat him before...
  • For Crimea's residents, a difficult choice: Become Russian or leave

    YALTA, Crimea The Russian tricolor is not yet ubiquitous in the Black Sea resort town of Yalta made infamous by a World War II agreement that divided up the world but many native Russian speakers give a thumbs-up when they're asked what it's like now that...
  • Embrace spring at outdoor festivals in Hampton Roads

    Embrace spring at outdoor festivals in Hampton Roads
    Throw off the cold temperatures and wintry weather. It's that time of year when Virginia starts celebrating with dozens of festivals and other outdoor events. The festival scene includes events devoted to wine, beer, jazz, New Orleans music, art,...