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  • Menachem Begin biography to be presented

    The local community will have the opportunity to spend an evening with author and journalist Daniel Gordis on Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. as he will present his latest book, "Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel's Soul." This book is a biography of the sixth...
  • Remembering Car Talk's Tom Magliozzi

    Remembering Car Talk's Tom Magliozzi
    Jewish author Daniel Pinkwater shared his remembrances of Tom Magliozzi, long-time host of NPR's Car Talk, who died Monday at the age of 77. Pinkwater was a frequent guest on Car Talk, hosted by Magliozzi and his brother Ray. Pinkwater told The Jewish...
  • Holocaust Center to observe Kristallnacht tragedy

    Holocaust Center to observe Kristallnacht tragedy
    It happened in another country, decades ago. It was a massacre, one considered to be the tipping point for a much larger world tragedy. And it’s an event, Pam Kancher said, that should be observed, remembered, and reflected on every year....
  • Hidden code of two great composers deciphered

    Hidden code of two great composers deciphered
    The propriety of projecting a composer's personal life onto how we hear and perform the music goes through fads. Half a century ago, the Bay Area was home to Apollonian musicologists who prized structural analysis and dismissed biography as gossip. We...
  • Taco Tuesday: Chicken neck tacos in East L.A.

    Taco Tuesday: Chicken neck tacos in East L.A.
    Los Angeles is the greatest city in the world, and don’t let anybody tell you otherwise. It is the center of the global entertainment industry. Its scientists pilot spacecraft to Mars. And it is home to a restaurant specializing in chicken neck...
  • Rich man, pore man

    Rich man, pore man
    Bryan Drury's oil painting "Tracey" exposes every facial flaw belonging to his subject, an affluent Dallas woman: the gray roots; the high, sunken cheekbones cloaked with mascara; the collagen-puffed lips; and taut, shiny skin. Drury's "Jann" is an...
  • Jerusalem remains tense as Netanyahu calls for restraint

    Rainy days in Jerusalem haven’t doused the heightened emotions that continue to flare around the contested city, where the Temple Mount has been reopened to visitors but restrictions remain imposed on Muslim worship and leaders strain to keep a...
  • Israel deploys more police after Palestinian rams van into crowd

    Israel deploys more police after Palestinian rams van into crowd
    In a fresh outbreak of violence in Jerusalem, one person was killed and at least a dozen others were injured Wednesday when a Palestinian man rammed his vehicle into pedestrians at a light-rail stop. According to witnesses, the driver of a white van...
  • 'Rainbow Magic' to fly into Symphony Hall

    'Rainbow Magic' to fly into Symphony Hall
    Join the fairies who represent the seven colors of the rainbow when "Rainbow Magic Live" comes to Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown on Sunday. Best friends Rachel and Kirsty help their colorful fairy friends hunt for magical moonstones and tackle...
  • Classical music: Beethoven, more from Alexander String Quartet

    Any string quartet approaching its fourth decade would be expected to boast a wide repertoire, yet the enormous span of composers the Alexander String Quartet has embraced is almost beyond belief. It has recorded not just one, but two complete sets of...
  • Iraqi TV comics make fun of Islamic State at huge risk

    Iraqi TV comics make fun of Islamic State at huge risk
    So Satan marries a Jewish woman in Iraq. She lays an egg, which hatches and pops out a wild-eyed, bearded madman the proud couple names the "ISIS-ling." Their son becomes known as "Beheader." He lops off heads with a bloody sword, shoots people dead and...