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  • So now we know who was killed off on 'The Simpsons'

    So now we know who was killed off on 'The Simpsons'
    Not-really-that-great Spoiler Alert: "The Simpsons" has been promising a major character's death for more than a year now, and the Sunday night premiere was the supposed delivery of that promise. So who did they off? Apu? Montgomery Burns? Sideshow Bob?...
  • Zara apologizes, stops selling shirt likened to Holocaust uniform

    Zara apologizes, stops selling shirt likened to Holocaust uniform
    International fashion chain Zara has apologized and stopped selling a children’s shirt after complaints that the garment evoked uniforms worn by Jewish prisoners in Nazi concentration camps. The shirt has horizontal blue and white stripes and...
  • Alan Gross, nearing 5th anniversary in Cuban prison, says goodbye to wife, daughter

    Alan Gross, nearing 5th anniversary in Cuban prison, says goodbye to wife, daughter
    Three hundred American rabbis have called on President Barack Obama to secure the immediate release of former State Department contractor Alan Gross as family members and advocates expressed growing concern for his physical and emotional health. Gross's...
  • Paid FBI informant testifies in trial of white-supremacy leader

    Paid FBI informant testifies in trial of white-supremacy leader
    KISSIMMEE — The state's star witness in Central Florida's largest domestic-terrorism case couldn't remember anything particularly violent or damaging about accused American Front leader Marcus Faella during opening testimony Wednesday. Asked if...
  • International Yiddish Conference coming to town

    International Yiddish Conference coming to town
    Rukhl "Cookie" Blattman, of Tamarac, is a popular local Yiddish entertainer and a former board member of the International Association of Yiddish Clubs (IAYC), an organization of Yiddish clubs that have affiliated to promote Yiddish language and culture....
  • South Florida Jewish Academy plans grand opening

    The South Florida Jewish Academy and Community Learning Center (SFJA) will hold its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new state-of-the-art location at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 18. The school, which has taken over the Technological University...
  • Saving a local synagogue

    Saving a local synagogue
    A Temple Beth Israel board member is on a mission to keep the conservative synagogue open after a series of hurdles threatens its future. Recently the synagogue was cited with fire violations; then after a transformer blew up some of the air...
  • Explaining bar and bat mitzvah

    Explaining bar and bat mitzvah
    For many Christians in the western hemisphere, including Roman Catholics, the Sacrament of Confirmation is a celebration of their coming of age. In many Protestant churches, the rite of Confirmation is seen as a mature statement of a person's faith....
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 26 Meet the author Jennifer Holland, author of books about animals, will appear for a book signing and discussion at 3 p.m. at the Howard County Conservancy, 10520 Old Frederick Road in Woodstock. Admission is $5 per person, $10 per family....
  • Newington Schools Skip Halloween Parades, Parties

    Newington Schools Skip Halloween Parades, Parties
    NEWINGTON -- Anna Reynolds and Ruth Chaffee elementary schools canceled traditional Halloween parades and parties earlier this month because of concerns that they exclude children whose families don't celebrate the holiday. "We want to make sure we're...
  • Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera

    Protest and praise for 'The Death of Klinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera
    It wasn't on a scale with the riotous premiere of Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," but the first Metropolitan Opera performance of "The Death of Klinghoffer," the controversial work by composer John Adams and librettist Alice Goodman about the 1985...