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  • In Theory: On mandated tolerance at religious schools

    After allegations last spring that several schools in Birmingham, England had been infiltrated by a group of people “with a restricted and narrow interpretation of their faith” trying to achieve an “Islamisation” of secular state...
  • Charlie Crist works Broward County, seeking votes

    Charlie Crist works Broward County, seeking votes
    Attracted by the corned beef, whitefish salad or, perhaps, the fresh sliced Nova, the customers at the Bagel Snack restaurant got something else at lunchtime Tuesday: a big helping of Charlie Crist along with the pickles and cole slaw. Crist, the...
  • Israeli statesman Peres sees promise for peace in global age

     Israeli statesman Peres sees promise for peace in global age
    Israeli elder statesman Shimon Peres, at age 91, could be forgiven if he were to throw up his hands in despair after decades of failure to broker peace between his countrymen and the Palestinians. Instead, the Nobel laureate chooses to remain optimistic....
  • An international arts affair for kids

    An international arts affair for kids
    Miami has been home to one of the largest book fairs in the country for 30 years, annually providing guests with book sales, author meet and greets, and children’s activities. The renowned Miami Book Fair International, presented Nov. 16-23 on the...
  • Jerusalem's measure of beauty and suffering

     Jerusalem's measure of beauty and suffering
    The other day, for the first time in a long while, I climbed the broad staircase into the lobby of Israel's National Library, seeking some solace in a city lately rent by mindless murders and reprisals, by rioting and racism, by the drone of extremists...
  • Israel's Netanyahu fumes at reported U.S. slur

    Israel's Netanyahu fumes at reported U.S. slur
    This article contains language some readers might find offensive. An anonymous U.S. official's reported description of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit," or worthless coward, drew a sharp response on Wednesday from the Israeli...
  • Orthodox Jewish school brings in experts to give kids the tools for healthy life

    Orthodox Jewish school brings in experts to give kids the tools for healthy life
    — Jumping jacks and running around are more fun when you have a former Dolphins player doing it with you. Just ask 7-year-old Eliyah Ehrlich. "This isn't gym — this is football," he said as hundreds of children converged on a course...
  • Abu Dhabi Festival: Egyptian Filmmaker Amr Waked Reflects on Local Film Biz

    Egyptian filmmaker Amr Waked is Egypt's biggest international star, seen most recently in Luc Besson's "Lucy." At the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, Waked is wearing two hats: he is the producer of director Ibrahim El Batout's "El Ott," an organ-trafficking...
  • Right-wing Jewish activist shot in suspected assassination attempt

    Right-wing Jewish activist shot in suspected assassination attempt
    A right-wing Jewish activist was shot and seriously injured in a suspected assassination attempt in Jerusalem on Wednesday night, according to local news reports.   A controversial figure, Rabbi Yehuda Glick has long advocated for Jews to be allowed...
  • Prayers for the dead have a long and noble tradition

    Q: My husband died in April of this year after a three-year battle with cancer. At the wake, the priest asked us to pray for his soul. Other than, "May he rest in peace," what prayers did he have in mind? In mourning. -- C., Melville, NY A: Most of our...
  • Review: 'The Nazis Next Door' by Eric Lichtblau

    Review: 'The Nazis Next Door' by Eric Lichtblau
    It is no longer a revelation that U.S. intelligence services and other government agencies allowed thousands of Nazis, from rocket scientists to concentration camp guards, to stream into this country after World War II. Richard Rashke's excellent 2013...