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  • Waukegan and Gurnee houses of worship vandalized

    Waukegan and Gurnee houses of worship vandalized
    Nearly a dozen houses of worship in Gurnee and Waukegan have been vandalized over the past week, with an obscene “hateful message” scrawled in red on at least two buildings, officials announced Wednesday. Police are asking the public for...
  • John Kass: A flickering flame of faith in Sochi's oldest Orthodox church

     John Kass: A flickering flame of faith in Sochi's oldest Orthodox church
    — About the only difficulty I've encountered here, wandering alone, far from the official Winter Olympics staging grounds, has been my inability to speak Russian. Still, I'm able to communicate somewhat effectively, as I often do at home with...
  • While Sochi shines, Ukraine burns

     While Sochi shines, Ukraine burns
    When I landed in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics to watch Vladimir Putin weave his public relations tapestry, stitching the old Russia to his allegedly new Russia, an email was waiting on my phone. It was from a reader in the Chicago suburbs. Her...
  • Weekend preview: Beauty more than skin deep at Model Beach Volleyball

    Weekend preview: Beauty more than skin deep at Model Beach Volleyball
    Former Miami Heat star Shaquille O’Neal doesn’t miss many slam dunks. Nana Meriwether is a slam dunk, and Shaq missed it. Meriwether, who will travel from her home in New York to take part in the fifth annual Wild Fox Model Beach...
  • Israel: Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest bid to make them subject to draft

    Israel: Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest bid to make them subject to draft
    JERUSALEM -- Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rallied in Jerusalem on Sunday to protest emerging legislation that could end their sweeping exemption from military service. The country’s capital was paralyzed as access to Jerusalem...
  • Peter Adams: Between the sun and the darkness

    Peter Adams: Between the sun and the darkness
    Artist Peter Adams likes a challenge. He has passions and procedures that make his paintings significantly more difficult than they might otherwise be. Known for his landscapes, Adams often likes to paint in nature, trying to capture a piece of the...
  • Synagogue looks to create eruv downtown

    Synagogue looks to create eruv downtown
    Isaac Hametz doesn't identify as an Orthodox Jew, and neither do many of the Jewish people living in downtown. But the 30-year-old was enlisted by the leader of Lloyd Street's B'nai Israel congregation for a singularly Orthodox quest: Determine how to...
  • John Kass: Dasvidaniya, Sochi, you're beautiful

    SOCHI, Russia -- There are two things I probably forgot to mention about my time here at the Winter Olympics in Russia. But now that I'm wrapping up, I'll tell you. One is that there are palm trees everywhere, the fronds wafting in the warm breezes...
  • Moscow, city of fire and ice

    Moscow, city of fire and ice
    MOSCOW — Once I came to Moscow to cover an urban ballooning expedition. In winter. But when the balloonists came face to frigid, wind-lashed face with the winter here — well, we never got off the ground. And so, as icy gales scoured the...
  • Elpida Hope Peters November 22, 1919 - February 12, 2014

    Elpida Peters, a long time resident of Glendale, passed away on February 12, 2014. Services will be held Friday, February 21 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 1324 S. Normandie Avenue in Los Angeles. Interment at Forest Lawn Glendale....
  • So what is there to do in Sochi? I'm about to find out.

     So what is there to do in Sochi? I'm about to find out.
    — What do you do in Sochi? I just arrived here, it's late, I'm exhausted, but I'm going to find out. That is, after I sleep for about a day and a half. The Winter Olympic Games open later this week, protected by a security cordon called the Ring...