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Christian Orthodoxy

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  • L'chaim Jewish Hospice promotes rabbi

    Rabbi Ira Eisenman has been appointed "lead rabbi" at the L'chaim Jewish Hospice Program of Catholic Hospice. The program, which began in February 2003, provides compassionate end-of-life care to Jewish patients in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. It...
  • Hundreds mourn Brooklyn rabbi after shooting death on North Miami-Dade street

    MIAMI Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday to mourn the loss of a grandfather, father and rabbi who was gunned down on his way to synagogue the day before. As soon as the hearse pulled up in front of Bais Menachem Chabad with the body of Joseph Raksin...
  • Two men sought in fatal shooting of Orthodox rabbi

    MIAMI 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 during a likely random robbery attempt on Northeast 175th St., according to Miami-Dade police and local Jewish...
  • 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...
  • Sarajevo begins to heal from its haunted history

    Sarajevo begins to heal from its haunted history
    If you dare to visit here — and I'm glad I did — you'll eventually stand beneath the elegant geometry of Gazi Husrev-bey Mosque (built in 1530) or sip a beer at the Sarajevo Brewery (founded in 1864) or tiptoe atop the stone walls of the White...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Russian Vocal Ensemble Of St. Petersburg To Perform At Benefit Concert

    St. Luke's Church, 915 Main St., South Glastonbury, is proud to present Lyra, the Russian Vocal Ensemble of St. Petersburg, in a benefit concert on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors plus a donation...
  • Synagogues face declining membership

    While some mainstream synagogues struggle to keep the doors open, or merge with other area synagogues due to dwindling membership and financial strains, others, specifically Chabads and Orthodox synagogues, appear to be flourishing. With the recent...
  • John G. Sakellaris, Baltimore attorney

    John G. Sakellaris, Baltimore attorney
    John G. Sakellaris, an attorney who practiced out of an office in the World Trade Center for many years and handled cases related to asbestos, died of a stroke Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hunt Valley resident was 71. Born in Piraeus, Greece,...
  • 'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years

    'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years
    In his fascinating new hour-long documentary, "Stravinsky in Hollywood," made for European television and now released on DVD by C-Major, Marco Capalbo begins with the oft-quoted statistic that Igor Stravinsky lived in West Hollywood longer than he had...
  • Allentown church hosting day of prayer for Mideast's persecuted Christians

    An Allentown church will be one of many around the world where the faithful will join in prayers on Friday for Christians in the Mideast, who are facing dire persecution under the advance of Islamist radicals. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),...
  • Teen packages personal items to give to homeless vets

    It became a family affair when 17-year-old Zachary Codrea of suburban Akron, Ohio, heard about the Stand Down program for homeless veterans and wanted to become involved. His family attends a Romanian Orthodox church that sponsors a pancake breakfast...