| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Initial jobless claims plunged last week to their lowest level in nearly seven years, a sign that the labor market was picking up traction.
The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to 300,000 last week, a decrease of 32,000 from...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:17 PM
If you're more inclined to eat baked goods than bake in the sun at the first weekend of Coachella, then the 2nd annual Bakers Will Bake sale is calling you.
On Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hollywood Farmers Market, the bake sale will gather...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:01 PM
For the children visiting the Pearlstone Center's sustainable farm Sunday, the chickens and baby goats might have been the main event. But supporters of the Family Farm Day said they hope that interaction will be the start of a deeper connection with...
| Apr 12, 2014
What really makes the meals of Passover, which begins this year on Monday at sundown, different? It may not be what you think.
The simple answer is found in Exodus 13:6-7: "For seven days you must eat matzos (unleavened bread).... No chametz or leaven...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:10 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday called on Americans to stand up against religious bigotry as he offered his support to the families of those killed in shootings at two Jewish community centers in the Kansas City area.
“Nobody should have...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:10 AM
The Boynton Beach City Commission meeting, normally held on the first and third Tuesday of every month, will be rescheduled to Wednesday April 16. The meeting is rescheduled in honor of Passover – a Jewish holiday. On Wednesday, the city will...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:08 AM
AURORA, Mo. — The killings of three people on the eve of Passover outside two Jewish facilities in a Kansas City suburb are being treated as hate crimes, law enforcement officials said Monday.
Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass and others...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Conviction is the word that keeps coming to mind in watching "Heaven Is for Real," the latest faith-based film to debut this Passover-Easter season.
It is there in Todd Burpo's story of his 4-year-old son's near-death experience, which the Nebraska...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Following religious values taught as a youth can be difficult for many when entering adulthood, but Charm City Tribe, a two-year-old program in the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, aspires to reconnect people in their 20s and 30s to Judaic...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Earlier this month, the publication Scientific American reported that a series of studies at both Harvard University and the University of Utah showed that people are more likely to make ethical decisions in the morning than they are as the day wears on....