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  • Teen athletes converge on Boca Raton for JCC Maccabi Games

    Teen athletes converge on Boca Raton for JCC Maccabi Games
    A thousand teen athletes, 2,000 local spectators, 2,000 visiting parents, coaches and chaperones: All have begun converging on Boca Raton for the 2014 JCC Maccabi Games, a series of athletic competitions that begin Sunday with opening ceremonies. It's an...
  • READER SUBMITTED: New Torah Covers Created By Congregant

    The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford will dedicate new High Holy Day Torah covers to welcome the Jewish New Year 5775 on Sept. 24. For the "High Holidays," most synagogues change the year-round covers for their holy Torah scrolls to...
  • The Nixon resignation at 40 [Commentary]

    The Nixon resignation at 40 [Commentary]
    On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon'sresignation from the presidency, TheWashington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who "brought down" the 37th president. In fact,...
  • Orthodox rabbi shot to death in Miami-Dade

    Orthodox rabbi shot to death in Miami-Dade
    A 60-year-old Orthodox rabbi from Brooklyn, N.Y., on his way to a local synagogue was gunned down in broad daylight Saturday morning after two young men opened fire on him on Northeast 175th Street, according to Miami-Dade police and a local activist in...
  • Palestinian Authority accuses Israel of war crimes

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki said there was "clear evidence" of war crimes by Israel during its offensive in Gaza as he met International Criminal Court prosecutors on Tuesday to push for an investigation. Malki visited The Hague shortly...
  • In Theory: Would removing chapter numbers harm the Bible's message?

    A graphic artist/book designer from Santa Cruz has successfully raised $1.4 million, far exceeding the $37,000 he was seeking on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter to create a Bible without chapters. Adam Lewis Greene says his “Bibliotheca”...
  • Locarno's 'Love Island' Kicks Off Stellar Festival Run for The Match Factory

    LONDON -- Cologne-based sales company The Match Factory has a busy two months ahead of it with a stellar fall fest lineup that includes four titles at Locarno film festival, four at Venice, and one announced so far at Toronto. In Locarno, Michael Weber's...
  • Gaza cease fire begins; Egypt to mediate talks on longer truce

    JERUSALEM A planned 72-hour cease-fire between Israel and Hamas began Tuesday as Israeli forces completed their withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and both sides prepared for indirect talks in Egypt on a longer truce to end a nearly monthlong war. The...
  • Chicken barbecue

    COLCHESTER- On Sunday, Aug. 17 from 3:30 to 6 p.m., the Ahavath Achim Synagogue on Lebanon Avenue is holding a chicken barbecue. The complete chicken dinner includes half of a kosher chicken, a baked potato, cole slaw, a roll, dessert and a beverage of...
  • Oregon detective accused of misconduct in white supremacist case

    David Joseph Pedersen wanted to start a white supremacist revolution, so he came up with a plan to massacre Jews in the Pacific Northwest in hopes of inspiring copycats. Pedersen got caught before he could carry out such an attack — but not before...
  • Alan Gross, nearing 5th anniversary in Cuban prison, says goodbye to wife, daughter

    Alan Gross, nearing 5th anniversary in Cuban prison, says goodbye to wife, daughter
    Three hundred American rabbis have called on President Barack Obama to secure the immediate release of former State Department contractor Alan Gross as family members and advocates expressed growing concern for his physical and emotional health. Gross's...