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  • Around Town: Here's a not-so-scary guide to haunted fun

    The Halloween season officially began in August at the Montrose CVS, and will conclude Friday night. Meanwhile, the local merchants are gearing up for Christmas and it’s never too early to prepare for the Rose Parade. In that spirit, here’...
  • Wedded: Carly Hamburger and Joe Ornstein

    Wedded: Carly Hamburger and Joe Ornstein
    Date: Aug. 16 Her story: Carly Hamburger, 29, grew up in Owings Mills. She is a health educator for the American Lung Association. Her parents, Lisa and Rick Hamburger, live in Owings Mills. His story: Joe Ornstein, 27, grew up in Charleston, S.C....
  • Name-calling flap is latest sign of tension between Israel and U.S.

    A flap over an American official’s reported use of a barnyard epithet to describe Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu illustrates a more serious debate over whether the country’s ties with the United States have been irretrievably...
  • Violence leads Israel to close contested Temple Mount-Al Aqsa site

    The contested Temple Mount and Al Aqsa mosque compound was closed to worshipers and visitors Thursday after back-to-back shootings incited fresh riots — a reflection of the deep passions aroused by the site, among the holiest places for both Jews...
  • Wilmette synagogue new home for Holy Ark doors

      Wilmette synagogue new home for Holy Ark doors
    Standing sentry in a quiet corner of Sukkat Shalom synagogue in north suburban Wilmette, the cherubim on a pair of historic and artistically significant Holy Ark doors have found a new home. The carved wooden doors, created in 1951 by a renowned...
  • Best bets in the North and Northwest suburbs, Sept. 6-7

    Best bets in the North and Northwest suburbs, Sept. 6-7
    Event highlights for the weekend of Sept. 6-7 around the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events. Touch-a-truck in...
  • Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library

    Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library
    It's hard not to admire their inventiveness, their refusal to be cowed by the stubborn and unyielding truth, their bravado and their nerve. The dozens of charlatans, schemers and impostors on display in "Fakes, Lies and Forgeries," an entertaining new...
  • Column maligns key principle of Jewish belief

    We object to certain of Gary Olson's characterizations in his Oct. 8 Your View. He is entitled to his perspectives on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, even if couched in half-truths. But his denigration of a central Jewish value and his bastardization of...
  • Synagogue set to stuff backpacks

     Synagogue set to stuff backpacks
    A volunteer from North Shore Congregation Israel thought there had to be a better way than stealing for some students at Jordan Community School in Chicago to have the same supplies at the beginning of the year as their classmates. Operation Backpack...
  • Harry Peterson, WWII veteran and food exec, dies

     Harry Peterson, WWII veteran and food exec, dies
    Harry M. "Top" Peterson wasn't much of a cook, his family said, but he knew the chemistry of food inside and out, and used that expertise to become an innovator in the food processing industry. After spending a year at Kraft Foods as a chemist in the...
  • For Henry Louis Gates Jr., a lifelong interest in family history in 'Finding Your Roots'

    For Henry Louis Gates Jr., a lifelong interest in family history in 'Finding Your Roots'
    Those who develop a strong interest in their forebears tend to do so later in life. But that was not the way for Henry Louis Gates Jr. The Ivy League professor, whose fascinating genealogical show "Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr." is now in...