| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:54 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
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:...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:58 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Just in time for the High Holy Days, three Delray Beach synagogues have collaborated to create a new eruv, allowing observant Jews to carry essential objects as they walk to services.
An eruv symbolically extends the boundaries of a home, where carrying...
| Aug 14, 2014
An Orthodox rabbi, Joseph Raksin, was murdered in cold blood, while walking to Temple Saturday morning in North Miami Beach. The police indicate that two young men confronted the rabbi and shot him following an altercation. But, at least one witness...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:03 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:07 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:24 PM
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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Jamie Geller, world-renowned kosher food celebrity, will appear at the Tamarac Winn-Dixie (7015 N. University Drive) from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11 to help local Jews prepare for the upcoming Jewish New Year. Winn-Dixie is expecting more...