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  • Netanyahu's call for Kurdish independence sparks questions about a unified Iraq

    TEL AVIV, Israel Israel, warily watching the advance of Islamist terrorists across Iraq, appears to be inching toward supporting independence for Kurdistan, a position that would put it at odds with the United States over the partition of Iraq. Prime...
  • Support turns to grief for Israeli teens

    In the past week, the South Florida Jewish community has turned out in great support of the three Israeli teenagers kidnapped by Hamas terrorists, but unfortunately this story does not have a happy ending. According to the Jerusalem Post, the bodies of...
  • Justice Ginsburg and the Hobby Lobby threat to religious freedom

    Justice Ginsburg and the Hobby Lobby threat to religious freedom
    The 35-page, few-holds-barred dissent to the Hobby Lobby ruling penned by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg contains many strong attacks on the majority’s thinking. But in one argument — when she wonders whether this argument will lead...
  • Israel has done its part to make peace [Letter]

    Israel has done its part to make peace [Letter]
    Letter writer Ray Gordon conveniently overlooks historical fact and present-day reality when he accuses Israel of failing to accommodate the demands of the Palestinian Authority under the unified government of Fatah and Hamas ("U.S. should hold Israel...
  • Providing a chance to Kibbitz and Ride

    Name: Chuck Gorman Age: 80 Residence: Boynton Beach Birthplace: Providence, R.I. Family: Three children, Jeffrey, David and Linda Gorman; three grandchildren Career: Engineer and director of purchasing Organization: Ruth and Norman Rales Jewish...
  • Kirk Douglas looks back at 60 years of marriage

    In 1953, I was a successful movie star arriving in Paris for the first time. I knew no one and spoke no French. It wouldn't be a problem. Beautiful Parisians might love to be seen with Kirk Douglas, the Hollywood leading man, even though they never...
  • LA transplant brings fresh perspective to Congregation B'nai Tikvah

    LA transplant brings fresh perspective to Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    When newly ordained Rabbi Nate Crane, freshly installed as the director of lifelong learning at Congregation B'nai Tikvah in Deerfield, speaks enthusiastically about "changing the culture of our Jewish education," it sounds like something out of a...
  • Anthony Goldschmidt dies at 71; designed memorable movie posters

    When E.T., the extraterrestrial, and his human chum Elliott reached across the cosmos to share a luminous touch of the fingertips, Anthony Goldschmidt was the unseen hand that brought them together. Goldschmidt also was on the job when Thelma and Louise...
  • Orlando Chabad honors influential rabbi

    Orlando Chabad honors influential rabbi
      Chabad of South Orlando, 7504 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the passing of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson on Tuesday, July 1, at 8:30 p.m. Described as the most influential rabbi in modern history, the Rebbe&...
  • Holocaust Survivor, Korean War Vet Shares Life Lessons

    Holocaust Survivor, Korean War Vet Shares Life Lessons
    NEW BRITAIN — Roman Luftglas is no stranger to horror: He witnessed civilians murdered in his native Poland, watched his parents marched to their deaths at Auschwitz, and saw fellow U.S. infantrymen killed in combat in the Korean War. One lesson...
  • An increase in poverty

    The June 15 article about Lehigh Valley suburban residents struggling with poverty struck a chord with us. At Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley, we see this alarming increase in poverty firsthand. Our food pantry, for instance, provided food...