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  • Religious leaders hear safety tips in advance of High Holy Days

    The murder of a rabbi and vandalism at South Florida synagogues this year underscore the need for religious communities to work closely with law enforcement, the Anti-Defamation League said. "We want people to be proactive about security, and to try...
  • Shutting Down Minister Over Israel Is No Solution

    Shutting Down Minister Over Israel Is No Solution
    I don't understand the Middle East. I don't even try. I've led an examined life. My radio job obliges me to master a lot of information about a vast array of subjects, and I feel entitled to a few exemptions. This week, I had to get up to speed on the...
  • Fish dishes lend meaning to the Rosh Hashanah table

    Fish dishes lend meaning to the Rosh Hashanah table
    For the Jewish New Year, which begins on Wednesday at sundown, fish will be on the menu in many households. According to tradition, having fish on the table is an omen for blessings in the year to come. When the fish is served, observant Jews recite a...
  • Vienna's Jewish Museum returns painting seized by Nazis to heirs

    VIENNA, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A Jewish museum in Vienna returned a painting that was seized by the Nazis in 1938 to the artist's grandnieces on Friday, part of a wider move in Austria to deal with art illegally acquired after Germany annexed the country...
  • Tina Fey talks 'This Is Where I Leave You'

    Director Shawn Levy (the super-successful "Night at the Museum" series) cashed in some of his studio good will to make "This Is Where I Leave You," a modestly budgeted comedy-drama in which adults speak with one another and nothing blows up. There were a...
  • Partizan blast fans for anti-semitic banner

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbian first division side Partizan Belgrade have condemned their fans who displayed an anti-semitic banner during the Europa League match against Tottenham Hotspur and asked the Balkan nation's government to identify the offenders....
  • Review: 'The Betrayers' by David Bezmozgis

    Review: 'The Betrayers' by David Bezmozgis
    The immigrant novel, it seems to me, is a kind of existentialist genre. Of course, this should come as no surprise. Few among us must reckon with the most fundamental questions of existence at the level and frequency that immigrants necessarily do. For...
  • Ex-Yale Chaplain Crossed The Line

    The Rev. Bruce Shipman asked a pertinent question amid his messy departure recently as Episcopal chaplain at Yale University. "If it" — the Israeli-Palestinian conflict — "can't be discussed in good faith on a university campus, why not?" he...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate" by Naomi Klein; Simon & Schuster (534 pages, $30) For Naomi Klein, the tensions between individual freedom, individual rights and the...
  • New Texas social studies textbooks draw fire during public hearing

    AUSTIN, Texas Too much negative about former President George W. Bush, too much positive about Hillary Rodham Clinton and way too much coverage of Moses. Those were among a long list of complaints from both sides of the political spectrum during an all-...
  • FAU, Technion announce medical school partnership

    On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the medical schools of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton and the world-renowned Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel announced a historic, new partnership. The announcement took place in Zinman Hall...