| 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....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:06 PM
JERUSALEM -- Israel's Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem was closed Monday and Israeli embassies shuttered worldwide after the country’s diplomatic staff declared an indefinite strike, frustrating high-level travel plans and foreign policy protocol....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Passover's just a few weeks away. And Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW's "Good Food" and owner of the erstwhile trattoria Angeli Caffe on Melrose Avenue, is getting ready.
In preparation for Passover Seder, the feast that commemorates the Jewish holiday,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Lizzie Black Kander has been called the "Jane Addams of Milwaukee" for her tireless social service work, which included editing and publishing "The Settlement Cook Book" in 1901. The book provided more than recipes; it taught newcomers to this country how...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Harold Rhode still recalls the euphoria he felt a decade ago after finding thousands of dripping, moldy artifacts of Iraq's once-vibrant Jewish community in the flooded basement of Saddam Hussein's intelligence service headquarters in...
| Mar 18, 2014
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......
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:21 PM
As members of the B'nai Israel Congregation in downtown Baltimore on Sunday discussed preparations for the start of Passover, they also reflected on President Barack Obama's recent visit to Israel.
"It was a wonderful thing that the president went to...
| Mar 16, 2013
Chabad of Tamarac and the Tamarac Winn-Dixie supermarket at 7015 N. University Dr. are hosting the fifth annual “Model Matzah Bakery” on Sunday to prepare for Passover.
The free event is from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m
The workshop includes baking...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Some are outrageously funny. Others deserve a chuckle. And plenty are bad – or good enough, depending on your sense of humor – to elicit a groan of oy vey.
With Congress off for its Passover-Easter recess, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, a Democrat...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Some of U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch's movie title tweets.
Still more #PassoverMovieTitles Djews UnchainedThis is 40 (Years in the Desert)Thanks to @s_rahamim for these! — Rep. Ted Deutch (@RepTedDeutch) March 26, 2013
More #PassoverMovieTitles The...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:18 PM
DANIA BEACH – From a new mountain towering 65 feet over Federal Highway, U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel surveyed a massive airport construction project Monday and said they were pleased with the view.
Touring what will become...