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  • Poland bids to reclaim forgotten past as haven for Jews

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland, the country on whose soil Nazi Germany carried out the darkest acts of the Holocaust, is starting to re-connect with its other role in Jewish history, as a home for 1,000 years to one of the world's biggest Jewish communities....
  • Police search Towson U office of rabbi

    Police searching the Towson University office of a prominent Georgetown rabbi accused of secretly recording women in a ritual bath found a backpack with an assortment of tiny cameras hidden in everyday household objects, including a computer charger, a...
  • $5 million bond in vandalism of Lombard synagogue

    $5 million bond in vandalism of Lombard synagogue
    A Westmont man with a reported history of mental illness who authorities said had a cache of weapons and "thousands of rounds" of ammunition at his home was charged Friday with vandalizing a Lombard synagogue. John White, 40, of Tartan Lakes Drive,...
  • Bail for man charged with defacing Lombard synagogue set at $5 million

    A Westmont man with a reported history of mental illness who authorities said had a cache of weapons and "thousands of rounds" of ammunition at his home was charged Friday with vandalizing a Lombard synagogue. John White, 40, of Tartan Lakes Drive, was...
  • Tensions high in Jerusalem in aftermath of infant's death

    Tensions high in Jerusalem in aftermath of infant's death
    Tensions remained high in Jerusalem on Friday with added police security after a Jewish infant died this week when a car driven by a Palestinian man plowed into a group of people at a light-rail stop. Los Angeles native and Jerusalem resident Shmuli...
  • The Planner

    The Planner
    A list of upcoming busines events Next week Tuesday Seminar: Tax and estate planning, 7:30 a.m., Rose and Alfred Miniaci Theater, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Thirteenth annual Joint Tax and Estate Planning Seminar of the United Way...
  • Explaining bar and bat mitzvah

    Explaining bar and bat mitzvah
    For many Christians in the western hemisphere, including Roman Catholics, the Sacrament of Confirmation is a celebration of their coming of age. In many Protestant churches, the rite of Confirmation is seen as a mature statement of a person's faith....
  • Why African-Americans don't support Israel

    Why African-Americans don't support Israel
    Unfortunately, many African Americans as well as the general population do not support Israel because of a lack of knowledge about the origins and the history of the conflict between Israel and its Arab neighbors ("Why aren't more African Americans...
  • Comedies, drama, even Mafia supplant conflict at Israel Film Festival

     Comedies, drama, even Mafia supplant conflict at Israel Film Festival
    It's a change three decades in the making, said the founder and executive director of the Israel Film Festival: a real coming of age of Israeli cinema. "We had a lot of films about the Arab-Israeli conflict," said Meir Fenigstein, who has presented...
  • Simon Rich on 'Spoiled Brats'

    Simon Rich on 'Spoiled Brats'
    Simon Rich has lived something of a charmed life. The son of the political columnist and former New York Times theater critic Frank Rich and the stepson of Alex Witchel, a Times reporter, Simon Rich attended Harvard, where he led the Harvard Lampoon and...
  • Why Israel isn't rushing to fight ISIS

    Why Israel isn't rushing to fight ISIS
    Letter writer Fred Lebert asks why Israel hasn't joined the fight against ISIS ("Why isn't Israel joining the fight against ISIS?" Oct. 21). The first and most obvious answer is that the U.S. has formed an Arab coalition that includes enemies of Israel,...