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  • Park Ridge theater to stage children's opera performed in Nazi camp

     Park Ridge theater to stage children's opera performed in Nazi camp
    Petite Opera Productions is, true to its name, small. The Park Ridge-based company, dedicated to introducing new audiences to opera in nonstuffy settings, doesn't usually fly in a guest performer and pay expenses for a nearly monthlong stay. And yet...
  • The grand arc of Richard Lewis' career – on DVD

    The grand arc of Richard Lewis' career – on DVD
    Even among great artists, virtuosity is acquired, not innate. Ella Fitzgerald's recordings as a teenager are pleasant, but they don't hint at the spectacular flights she eventually would achieve as a scat singer. Frank Sinatra sounded quite polished...
  • L'Chaim Center celebrates permanent home in Deerfield

    L'Chaim Center celebrates permanent home in Deerfield
    L'Chaim Center; take two. "We are officially open," said a beaming Rabbi David Begoun, who, with his wife, Ali, founded the center in 2008. Now, its permanent home at 405 Lake Cook Road will have a grand opening celebration from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday....
  • Jewish group warns of lawsuits over Cornelius Gurlitt art trove

    Jewish group warns of lawsuits over Cornelius Gurlitt art trove
    An international Jewish group has warned the Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland that the museum is opening itself up to an "avalanche" of lawsuits if it goes forward with accepting art from Cornelius Gurlitt, the late collector who hoarded works in his...
  • Community sees population gain

    Community sees population gain
    Miami-Dade County-Miami-Dade County's Jewish community is growing for the first time in almost 40 years, according to a population study recently released by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. The "2014 Greater Miami Jewish Federation Population...
  • Community to commemorate Night of Broken Glass

    Community to commemorate Night of Broken Glass
    Kristallnacht signaled the beginning of the Holocaust. On the nights of Nov. 9-10, 1938, more than 1,400 Jewish-owned shops and synagogues in Germany and Austria were destroyed and set on fire as the streets were also filled with shattered glass....
  • Traveling Holocaust exhibit opens

    Traveling Holocaust exhibit opens
    More than 100 people attended the Oct. 29 opening reception of The Historical Society of Palm Beach County's special traveling exhibition, "The Courage to Remember: The Holocaust 1933-1945," in the Historic Courtroom of the 1916 Courthouse in West Palm...
  • Israeli professor discusses Palestinian conflict

    Israeli professor discusses Palestinian conflict
    Professor Arieh Saposnik — a historian of Zionism and Jewish nationalism who is an associate professor at the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev (Beersheba, Israel) —...
  • The test of faith is believing in God

    After the binding of Yitzchak (Isaac) episode (akedat Yitzchak), the Torah tells us that Nachor, Avraham's (Abraham) brother, was blessed with eight children. (Genesis 22:20-24) The listing of Nachor's progeny seems odd as it comes after an event of...
  • Going citrus

    Make recipes that celebrate wonderful, fresh and zesty citrus flavors. Grapefruits, oranges and lemons are inexpensive, available in all markets and easy to pair with other foods. I've included a few great recipes with citrus but also wanted to share a...
  • From fascinating historical details of London to the nitty-gritty of Disney World, travel books have it

    From fascinating historical details of London to the nitty-gritty of Disney World, travel books have it
    "National Geographic London Book of Lists: The City's Best, Worst, Oldest, Greatest, & Quirkiest" National Geographic, $19.95 London is endlessly fascinating, a city so iconic that even if people have never been there, they recognize its landmarks....