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  • Time to boycott NFL

    I am quite concerned with all of the posts and interviews in support of Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson, and how they rationalize their actions. I grew up in suburban Boston in the 1970s in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood. My mother and I were both...
  • Jewish authors highlight book fair and upcoming program

    Jewish authors highlight book fair and upcoming program
    The United Jewish Community of the Virginia Peninsula presents its 6th Annual UJC Book Fair, Monday, Nov. 10, through Friday, Nov. 14. Attendees will have a chance to meet “critically acclaimed authors and participate in discussion and thought...
  • Supreme Court appears sharply split on Jerusalem passport issue

    The Supreme Court justices sounded sharply and closely split Monday over whether the president or Congress has the power to decide whether passports of American children born in Jerusalem may be stamped with “Israel.” The outcome could...
  • 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) —...
  • Faith and Values: Temples throughout the ages

    In my last two columns, I've written about a new temple being constructed in the city of Philadelphia by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The temple, which is near Logan Square, is due to be completed in 2016. Since the closest temples...
  • San Sebastian Film Review: 'Felix and Meira'

    Felix, a middle-aged atheist adrift without family ties, and Meira, a young Hasidic woman feeling lost and smothered under nearly the opposite circumstances, find tentative connection in one another in Canadian helmer Maxime Giroux's somberly seductive...
  • 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....
  • 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....