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  • Breast cancer strikes all generations

    Breast cancer strikes all generations
    Breast cancer has affected the lives of local Jewish women who have successfully battled it, even young women in their 30's. The moment that Rabbi Rachel Greengrass, the Jewish life coordinator at Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest, was diagnosed of breast...
  • Alper JCC presents book festival

    Alper JCC presents book festival
    The Alper Jewish Community Center in Miami will bring more than a dozen acclaimed authors to the community with a purpose to share the power of words that initiate conversations, inspire change or entertain audiences with their stories. This takes place...
  • Metropolitan Opera braces for 'Death of Klinghoffer' opening

    As the Metropolitan Opera prepares to open "The Death of Klinghoffer" next week, the venerated New York institution has found itself in a media frenzy over the controversial John Adams opera. With protests expected on opening night, the Met is bracing...
  • Prominent rabbi with Baltimore ties arrested for voyeurism

    Prominent rabbi with Baltimore ties arrested for voyeurism
    A prominent Washington rabbi with ties to the Baltimore area was arrested by D.C. police on Tuesday and charged with voyeurism, police said. Barry Freundel, 62, of the Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown, was being held in police custody on charges...
  • Apartheid not in Israel

    Gary Olson's use of the word "apartheid" in his Your View ("New Israeli settlements doom chances for two-state solution") is misleading. According to Wikipedia, "Apartheid was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation."...
  • Breakthroughs continue in breast cancer research

    Breakthroughs continue in breast cancer research
    It is well known that hereditary breast cancers are more common among the Ashkenazi Jewish population and recent news from the Susan G. Komen Foundation said it has helped fund a breast cancer breakthrough that identified a gene, PALB2, which is tied to...
  • Protesters regroup at Hobby Lobby

    Protesters regroup at Hobby Lobby
    A protest sprung up at Hobby Lobby in Burbank Saturday, roughly three months after an initial series of demonstrations that followed the opening of the craft chain on Victory Boulevard. The protest, hosted by the Reproductive Justice Coalition of Los...
  • Members of clergy call for repentance from officers at Ferguson protest

    ST. LOUIS The rain pounding the pavement made no difference to those urging repentance. With or without umbrellas, a gang of clergy from various faith traditions marched to the Ferguson Police Department on "Moral Monday," the last day in a weekend of...
  • Chicago and 'The Birth of the Pill'

    Chicago and 'The Birth of the Pill'
    Chicago journalist Jonathan Eig got the idea for his new book, "The Birth of the Pill," from a sermon his rabbi gave many years ago. "He was claiming the (birth-control) pill was a bigger deal than the airplane, than the A-bomb," Eig said of Rabbi...
  • The 2014 Equity Jeff Award winners are...

    The 2014 Equity Jeff Award winners are...
    On Monday night in Oakbrook Terrace, the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee displayed a deep love for the intimate. Writers Theatre's production of August Strindberg's "The Dance of Death," a rarely produced and difficult play about the lust for power on...
  • Rebuilding Gaza for the next attack

    After World War II, the Marshall Plan helped rebuild a devastated Europe. The key word in that sentence is "after." Last weekend at a conference of donor nations held in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss rebuilding Gaza, following the latest exchange of rockets...