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  • Bomb or occupy -- or neither?

    Wars usually end only when the defeated aggressor believes it would be futile to resume the conflict. Lasting peace follows if the loser is then forced to change its political system into something other than what it was. Republican Rome learned that...
  • 20 fall events under $20 in the Baltimore area

    20 fall events under $20 in the Baltimore area
    Summer came and went, but the fun doesn't have to end at the beach. A fresh season means new, exciting things to do -- and your wallet doesn't have to suffer. We chose 20 of the best fall events under $20 in the Baltimore area to keep you busy until...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 5 Classical music The Sundays At Three Concert Series presents the Mendelssohn Piano Trio at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia. Tickets are $15, free for those 17 and younger with an adult. Information:...
  • Byzantium art comes to life at Art Institute

    Byzantium art comes to life at Art Institute
    Shimmering mosaics. Liturgical vestments. Classical sculpture. Elaborate jewelry. Comprising 63 works, "Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium From Greek Collections" is a modestly sized exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago that in its considerable...
  • Chicago woman says airline should 'stop the bullying' of women

    Chicago woman says airline should 'stop the bullying' of women
    Sharon Shapiro, a blogger on Jewish issues who lives in West Rogers Park, was dismayed over reports that an El Al Israel Airlines flight from New York to Israel last week was disrupted when ultra-Orthodox men on board demanded that other passengers...
  • Surrogacy moms fight for Jewish recognition

    Surrogacy moms fight for Jewish recognition
    What determines if a child is Jewish? The egg — or the womb? Three South Florida Jewish mothers who finally have the children they desperately wanted, but could not have for medical reasons, are now fighting to have those children recognized as...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • Hayes Makes Mockery of Judaism

    I was aghast reading The Courant article about convicted Petit family killer Steven Hayes proclaiming he's an Orthodox Jew needing to eat kosher food in prison [Sept. 13, Connecticut, "Killer Sues Over Kosher Meals"]. When did he become an Orthodox Jew?...
  • Skokie Wal-Mart banking big on kosher items

     Skokie Wal-Mart banking big on kosher items
    It looks like a typical supercenter, but Wal-Mart Stores is stocking some extras at its new Skokie location: foods ranging from Paskez brand candy to Shor Harbor glatt kosher meat. Aiming to appeal to observant Orthodox Jews who live nearby, Wal-Mart is...
  • New heights for High Holidays

    New heights for High Holidays
    Like many rabbis, David Greenspoon spends a lot of time performing services away from houses of worship – officiating weddings, presiding over bar and bat mitzvahs, visiting the sick. And he recently started noticing something odd: More and more...
  • Orthodox rabbi shot to death in Miami-Dade

    Orthodox rabbi shot to death in Miami-Dade
    A 60-year-old Orthodox rabbi from Brooklyn, N.Y., on his way to a local synagogue was gunned down in broad daylight Saturday morning after two young men opened fire on him on Northeast 175th Street, according to Miami-Dade police and a local activist in...