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Passover

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  • Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.

     Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.
    In a perfect colossally Minimalist world, where resources and rehearsal time are no object, the Los Angeles Philharmonic might have concluded its Minimalist Jukebox festival Sunday with a revival of John Adams' "The Gospel According to the Other Mary." It...
  • A $1 million Passover gift

    A $1 million Passover gift
    Eric Afriat brooded Monday night about missing his mother's Passover celebration in her West Boca Raton home, and considered ditching his seat in a Hollywood poker tournament. Monday night's poker session went especially late, running from noon until 1:...
  • Kerry condemns anti-Semitic leaflet in eastern Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemned as "grotesque" on Thursday the distribution of leaflets in eastern Ukraine that appeared to call on Jews to register with separatist, pro-Russian authorities. Though purported authors of the...
  • Voice of the People, Apr. 18

    Hate crimes Trying to make sense of the senseless, many are asking what precipitated the murders of three people outside a Jewish retirement facility and community center in America's heartland. The question begs an excuse for an act so heinous there are...
  • Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism

    Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama mounted a vigorous effort on Thursday to show his signature healthcare law is working and dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from the U.S....
  • Ukrainian Jews Stirred By Anti-Semitic Pamphlet

    By DARYNA KRASNOLUTSKA and STEPAN KRAVCHENKO DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukraine's Jewish community was rattled Thursday by an anti-Semitic pamphlet distributed in Donetsk, a city in the country's eastern region where the government has been battling...
  • Calls for peace at memorial for Kansas shooting victims

    Calls for peace at memorial for Kansas shooting victims
    OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (Reuters) - The scene of what authorities say was a hate crime just days ago became the setting for tears, prayers and calls for peace as religious leaders gathered at a Kansas Jewish community center for a service to honor the three...
  • Israeli, Palestinian negotiators seek to rescue troubled talks

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met on Thursday in Jerusalem to seek a way to prevent troubled peace talks from collapsing ahead of an April 29 deadline. Two Israeli sources speaking on condition of anonymity confirmed that...
  • Healing is the message of interfaith service for shooting rampage victims

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and unity Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park. "A pall has been cast...
  • Atty. Gen. Holder decries hate-inspired violence in Kansas

    WASHINGTON — Hate crimes are an affront to the nation, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Thursday at a memorial service for the three victims of the shootings outside two Jewish centers near Kansas City, Mo. Holder, playing a role often filled by...
  • Happy Passover for Montreal man, who wins $1M at Seminole Hard Rock

    Happy Passover for Montreal man, who wins $1M at Seminole Hard Rock
     Why is this night different from all other nights for Eric Afriat? Because he won a million bucks. Poker players always endure ups and downs in long tournaments, but very few had the challenge Eric Afriat did.  He missed the Passover celebration...