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  • Jerusalem remains tense as Al Aqsa mosque partially reopens

    Jerusalem remains tense as Al Aqsa mosque partially reopens
    Jerusalem remained tense Friday as the Al Aqsa mosque was partially reopened to Muslim worshipers while Palestinians clashed with police around the city in a "day of rage" against Israeli policies. A temporary ban on access to the Muslim holy site was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The grand arc of Richard Lewis' career – on DVD

    The grand arc of Richard Lewis' career – on DVD
    Even among great artists, virtuosity is acquired, not innate. Ella Fitzgerald's recordings as a teenager are pleasant, but they don't hint at the spectacular flights she eventually would achieve as a scat singer. Frank Sinatra sounded quite polished...
  • 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...