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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Fish dishes offer a feast of meaning for Jewish new year

    Fish dishes offer a feast of meaning for Jewish new year
    Rosh Hashana menus are ripe with foods symbolizing hopes for a sweet, successful year ahead, from rounds of challah bread to apples dipped in honey to pomegranates, whose arils are said to equal the number of commandments in the Torah. Fish, too, can be a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cheshire Killer Hayes Claims He's An Orthodox Jew, Sues For Kosher Meals On Death Row

    Cheshire Killer Hayes Claims He's An Orthodox Jew, Sues For Kosher Meals On Death Row
    SOMERS — Convicted murderer and rapist Steven Hayes is suing the state Department of Correction and several officials because he claims he's an orthodox Jew and is being denied a kosher diet. It's not the first time Hayes, 51, has complained...
  • How do Israelis cope?

    Outside my window, in the Palestinian village across the road, they celebrated every night after the cease-fire. Fireworks hailed the supposed victory of Hamas over Israel — despite the devastation in Gaza, despite a cease-fire that gave Hamas...