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  • Israel deploys more police after Palestinian rams van into crowd

    Israel deploys more police after Palestinian rams van into crowd
    In a fresh outbreak of violence in Jerusalem, one person was killed and at least a dozen others were injured Wednesday when a Palestinian man rammed his vehicle into pedestrians at a light-rail stop. According to witnesses, the driver of a white van...
  • Minivan attack by Palestinian kills 1 as tensions mount in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM A Palestinian driver plowed his minivan into a group of Israeli border police and commuters Wednesday at a light-rail station in Jerusalem, killing an officer and injuring 13 people, four of them seriously, before he was shot dead, police and...
  • 'Rainbow Magic' to fly into Symphony Hall

    'Rainbow Magic' to fly into Symphony Hall
    Join the fairies who represent the seven colors of the rainbow when "Rainbow Magic Live" comes to Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown on Sunday. Best friends Rachel and Kirsty help their colorful fairy friends hunt for magical moonstones and tackle...
  • Classical music: Beethoven, more from Alexander String Quartet

    Any string quartet approaching its fourth decade would be expected to boast a wide repertoire, yet the enormous span of composers the Alexander String Quartet has embraced is almost beyond belief. It has recorded not just one, but two complete sets of...
  • The tense fight over Jerusalem risks an explosion

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, Nov. 4: Jerusalem may be the most sensitive spot in a generally raw Middle East. The Israelis and Palestinians are sparring dangerously over part of the ancient city, what the...
  • Metropolitan Opera braces for 'Death of Klinghoffer' opening

    As the Metropolitan Opera prepares to open "The Death of Klinghoffer" next week, the venerated New York institution has found itself in a media frenzy over the controversial John Adams opera. With protests expected on opening night, the Met is bracing...
  • Prominent rabbi with Baltimore ties arrested for voyeurism

    Prominent rabbi with Baltimore ties arrested for voyeurism
    A prominent Washington rabbi with ties to the Baltimore area was arrested by D.C. police on Tuesday and charged with voyeurism, police said. Barry Freundel, 62, of the Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown, was being held in police custody on charges...
  • Iraqi TV comics make fun of Islamic State at huge risk

    Iraqi TV comics make fun of Islamic State at huge risk
    So Satan marries a Jewish woman in Iraq. She lays an egg, which hatches and pops out a wild-eyed, bearded madman the proud couple names the "ISIS-ling." Their son becomes known as "Beheader." He lops off heads with a bloody sword, shoots people dead and...
  • Apartheid not in Israel

    Gary Olson's use of the word "apartheid" in his Your View ("New Israeli settlements doom chances for two-state solution") is misleading. According to Wikipedia, "Apartheid was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation."...
  • Protesters regroup at Hobby Lobby

    Protesters regroup at Hobby Lobby
    A protest sprung up at Hobby Lobby in Burbank Saturday, roughly three months after an initial series of demonstrations that followed the opening of the craft chain on Victory Boulevard. The protest, hosted by the Reproductive Justice Coalition of Los...
  • Mystery shopper goes to the dogs, and other November book events

    Mystery shopper goes to the dogs, and other November book events
    For some of us, shopping is a pleasure but it also can be work -- and even treacherous -- as illustrated in Elaine Viets' Josie Marcus series. "A Dog Gone Murder," the 11th "Mystery Shopper" novel, features plenty of Viets' trademark humor and a seemingly...