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  • 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...
  • Untangling 5 myths about the Berlin Wall

    November marks 25 years since the world changed with the fall of the Berlin Wall. The event is now weighted down, not just by its historical significance but by interpretation, memory and legend. Many recall the coverage of jubilant Berliners dancing on...
  • Donors increased gifts to big Maryland charities

    Donors increased gifts to big Maryland charities
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore saw the biggest jump in private donations in 2013 among some of the state's largest charities while the University of Maryland at College Park experienced the largest decline in gifts raised last year, according to...
  • Holocaust documentary reveals father's rescue story to son

    Holocaust documentary reveals father's rescue story to son
    Highland Park resident Steve Keller has many questions he'd like to ask his late father, Robert Keller, one of 50 Jewish children who were brought from Austria to America in 1939 as Nazi Germany was ratcheting up the evil apparatus that soon would...
  • 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...
  • Allentown JCC to reveal new squash courts at open house

    Allentown JCC to reveal new squash courts at open house
    You may have never played squash, or only think of it as a side dish at your Thanksgiving dinner, but it's also one of the fastest growing sports in the United States. Soon, Lehigh Valley residents will have an opportunity to join in the craze. With the...
  • The God Squad: How long have we prayed for the dead?

    Q: My husband died in April of this year after a three-year battle with cancer. At the wake, the priest asked us to pray for his soul. Other than, "May he rest in peace," what prayers did he have in mind? In mourning. — C., Melville, NY A: Most...