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  • 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...
  • In Theory: How would a united body of religions work?

    Retired Israeli President Shimon Peres during a meeting with Pope Francis this month proposed a new global peace initiative: A “United Nations of Religions,” the Washington Post and other news sources reported. “People who shoot the...
  • Star-studded cast best part of 'This is Where I Leave You'

    There's one thing nobody can take away from "This Is Where I Leave You": its stellar cast. Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Adam Driver, Jane Fonda, Rose Byrne, Connie Britton, Timothy Olyphant and the underrated Corey Stoll. If there's a dramedy to be made...
  • At a landmark Berlin rally, Merkel vows to fight anti-Semitism

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will do all it can to fight anti-Semitism, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a speech on Sunday, following a surge of abuse against Jews and spreading anti-Israeli sentiment aroused by the Gaza conflict. Merkel made her...
  • Brussels Jewish Museum opens its doors four months after shooting

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Four months after a shooting that killed four people, the Brussels Jewish Museum opened its doors to the public again on Sunday in a solemn ceremony attended by Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo. The museum in central Brussels...
  • No religious bias at public meetings: My Word

    I want my intent to be clear. Some have said I do not want religion in the Clermont City Council meetings. Not true. The truth is either the council meetings must expand to include all religions, or they must exclude all religion. One of the main...
  • Dynamic duo Ram and Erlich give Israel 2-1 lead in Davis Cup playoff series

    Dynamic duo Ram and Erlich give Israel 2-1 lead in Davis Cup playoff series
    When a gimpy Andy Ram stepped to the line to serve for the pivotal match of Israel's Davis Cup confrontation with the heavily favored Argentines, he tried to block out that it would be for the final time of his storied doubles career playing alongside his...
  • Hayes Finds Religion?

    I am thankful that Cheshire killer Steven Hayes has found religion during his incarceration and, as an Orthodox Jew, is familar with the Jewish laws dictated by the Torah [Sept. 12, courant.com, "Cheshire Killer Hayes Claims He's An Orthodox Jew, Sues For...
  • Hartt Student To Portray Sophie Tucker At 2015 Jewish Film Festival

    Hartt Student To Portray Sophie Tucker At 2015 Jewish Film Festival
    A Hartt School senior has been chosen to portray Hartford’s famed Sophie Tucker. Colleen Welsh will portray Hartford’s own “red hot mama” when the movie “The Outrageous Sophie Tucker” makes its Connecticut premiere at...
  • 'Hateful Things' exhibit marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

    'Hateful Things' exhibit marks 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act
    The imagery shocks: a noose dangling between photos of two hanged men, drawings of children labeled "Alligator Bait," a gun-range target shaped like a human. The examples of bigotry and cruelty are on display at the Holocaust Center in Maitland. But the...
  • Philip Filner, molecular biologist

    Philip Filner, molecular biologist
    Philip Filner, a retired molecular biologist and community activist who helped preserve a wooded and wetland tract in Owings Mills, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 6 at his Lutherville home. He was 75. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Samuel...