| Mar 24, 2015
| 9:34 AM
According to Farley Weiss, of Boca Raton, president of the National Council of Young Israel — the national coordinating agency for nearly 150 Orthodox Young Israel synagogues throughout the United States and Canada — many Jews today are...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:37 PM
"Hello?" I said into the phone, questioning whether the line's crackling was the sign of a bad connection or a dropped call.
"Hello?" replied a voice I thought to be my own: an echolike combination of nasally, high-pitched and Midwestern-cum-Valley girl...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Incest continues to be inexplicably popular arthouse fodder, with Keren Yedaya's "That Lovely Girl" prolonging the trend. A hothouse story of a father-daughter's abusive (in all senses) relationship includes collateral issues such as codependency, self-...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:36 AM
Initial jobless claims fell last week, a welcoming sign for the labor market after a few weeks where applications inched up.
The number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to 319,000 last week, a decrease of 26,000 from the week...
| 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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:34 AM
JERUSALEM -- Israeli warplanes struck several sites in the Gaza Strip on Monday following a barrage of rockets launched at southern Israel from the seaside enclave earlier in the day, a military spokesman said.
According to an army statement, seven...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Is it just us, or are you also surprised to wake up and find that it's April already? And that Easter is just around the corner? Yep, it's true, and here are a few events to celebrate the season. If you know of other Easter, Passover and spring events,...
| 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...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Soups are a deceptive thing. You sit down to dinner, someone places a bowl in front of you and your heart falls. How is soup a meal? But very soon, you're reminded of its powers to sate and comfort all at once.
In the Holiday Edition of the California...
| 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 17, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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...