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  • Festival features Jewish-themed films

    Festival features Jewish-themed films
    "Re-Living The Holocaust: Through Their Eyes," a 52-minute documentary by the Sunrise-based Flame Society, highlights the Jewish-interest films at the 29th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLiFF 2014), taking place Nov. 7-23 at...
  • Treblinka's last witness makes surprise appearance

    Treblinka's last witness makes surprise appearance
    The recent world premiere film screening of the emotional, moving, and powerful documentary "Treblinka's Last Witness" was followed by a surprise appearance by the star of the film. The film, produced by WLRN Public Television, screened at Olympia...
  • Greatest role models are human

    At Sarah's insistence, Abraham marries Hagar. Soon after, Hagar becomes pregnant and Sarah then becomes enraged. Here, the Torah uses the word va-te-a'ne-hah, which is commonly translated "and she (Sarah) oppressed her (Hagar)." (Genesis 16:6) Rabbi...
  • Shabbat in an hour

    "Your kitchen smells just like my grandmother's!" My neighbor uttered these words with a huge smile on her face. My house, apparently, smells of grandmothers' kitchens, of childhood homes during the Jewish holidays, of favorite relatives visited long...
  • 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...
  • Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools

    Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools
    Newington officials caused a stir recently by eliminating all remaining Halloween celebrations from elementary schools. The justification for the decision — that Halloween parties and costume parades exclude children whose religion prohibits...
  • 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,...
  • Israeli president calls 1956 massacre of Arabs a 'terrible crime'

    In a landmark gesture to the country’s Arab minority, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin visited the town of Kafr Qasim to pay tribute to victims killed by Israeli troops in an incident that remains a gaping wound for Israel’s Arab citizens...
  • 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...
  • Newington Schools Skip Halloween Parades, Parties

    Newington Schools Skip Halloween Parades, Parties
    NEWINGTON -- Anna Reynolds and Ruth Chaffee elementary schools canceled traditional Halloween parades and parties earlier this month because of concerns that they exclude children whose families don't celebrate the holiday. "We want to make sure we're...
  • Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera

    Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera
    It wasn't on a scale with the riotous premiere of Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," but the first Metropolitan Opera performance of "The Death of Klinghoffer," the controversial work by composer John Adams and librettist Alice Goodman about the 1985...