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  • Mayor asks blogger to apologize for Hitler reference

    Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer during Tuesday's council meeting demanded an apology from a local blogger who posted online comments comparing the way he runs the city to Adolf Hitler. Eastside resident Geoff West alluded to the Nazi dictator in an...
  • Kansas bloodshed hits South Florida Jewish community hard

    When Sipora Groen heard that a gunman killed three people near a Jewish community center and retirement home in Kansas — reportedly shouting "Heil Hitler" during the attacks — she was saddened and appalled. But she wasn't surprised. "History...
  • Braise veal shanks for an unforgettably delicious Passover seder meal

    Sundown on Monday evening, April 14, marks the first night this year of Passover, the eight-day celebration of the Jewish people's freedom from bondage in ancient Egypt. Tradition holds that the holiday is observed with a Seder, from the Hebrew word for...
  • Lawmakers gripe about cable deal. Murdoch talks. Jane Pauley's back.

    Lawmakers gripe about cable deal. Murdoch talks. Jane Pauley's back.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for Passover. The Skinny: I've gotten so deep into "Sons of Anarchy" that I'm two episodes behind on "The Americans." I need to catch up tonight. Today's roundup includes recaps of the Senate hearing about the...
  • Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?

    Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?
    After the coffee. Before getting ready to fly back to D.C. The Skinny: Traveling to D.C. on Saturday for Passover on Monday. Given the cost of flying and renting a car, this will be a very expensive Seder. Don't worry, eating matzo won't stop me from...
  • Rockets, airstrikes across the Israel-Gaza border during holiday

    Rockets, airstrikes across the Israel-Gaza border during holiday
    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...
  • 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...
  • Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday

    Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday
    JERUSALEM – Thousands of Christian pilgrims from all over the world filled the narrow streets of the Old City of Jerusalem on Good Friday to celebrate on the site they believe Jesus was crucified and buried over 2,000 years ago. The pilgrims...
  • Reliving the Seder story, in old ways and new

    Reliving the Seder story, in old ways and new
    A votive in a glass holder, etched with the Star of David and the words "In memory," sits on the granite table. "We will remember the terrible tragedy," Ron Wolfson says, referring to the previous day's shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas....
  • Wrapping our minds around the Noah story in the Bible

     
    Those of you who refuse for whatever reason to consider seriously the observations of comedian Bill Maher are excused from reading this item and offering your withering assessments of him in the comment thread. Move right along. There's still time......