| 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:...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:04 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:58 AM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
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...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Felix, a middle-aged atheist adrift without family ties, and Meira, a young Hasidic woman feeling lost and smothered under nearly the opposite circumstances, find tentative connection in one another in Canadian helmer Maxime Giroux's somberly seductive...