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  • East Columbia 50+ offers caregiver support group

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •50+ LGBT Support and Social Group. First Thursday,...
  • 'The Hilltop' views everyday absurdism in occupied territories

    'The Hilltop' views everyday absurdism in occupied territories
    Assaf Gavron's 2010 novel "Almost Dead" does something I would have thought impossible — it makes satire out of terrorism. The story of a man who becomes an Israeli national hero after surviving three attacks in a single week, the book offers a...
  • 'King David' movie anointed at Warner Bros.

    'King David' movie anointed at Warner Bros.
    King David might want to get ready for his close-up. Warner Bros. has commenced development of a film about the biblical king, which is to be based on Rabbi David Wolpe's recent book "David: The Divided Heart," The Times has confirmed. The Tracking...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The holidays loom

    Henry Furhmann at the Los Angeles Times has beaten me to the punch this year with advice against the holiday cliches that any writer with a modicum of self-respect will shun. But I think I am still catching you in advance of the first ’Tis the...
  • Ex-La Jolla synagogue executive gets 18 months in embezzlement

    Ex-La Jolla synagogue executive gets 18 months in embezzlement
    The former executive director of Congregation Beth El synagogue in La Jolla has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $540,000 from the synagogue over five years, federal prosecutors said Monday. Eric...
  • Jewish Journal endorsement: Charlie Crist for governor

    Jewish Journal endorsement: Charlie Crist for governor
    When Gov. Rick Scott was candidate Rick Scott, the editorial board of this newspaper was nervous about him securing the state's top job. We endorsed Scott's opponent, Alex Sink, who had served honorably as the state's Chief Financial Officer and ran a...
  • Tolerance in the new year [Commentary]

    Tolerance in the new year [Commentary]
    Jews around the globe will gather in synagogues Wednesday to mark the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. There is a change in the air as fall approaches; schools are back in session, temperatures begin to drop and there is a general atmosphere...