| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Ariel Sharon, the daring Israeli general who as a field commander and prime minister became one of the most influential and controversial leaders in the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85.
Sharon, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The fall quarter at most UC campuses will start a week later than usual and winter break will be a week shorter in the 2014-15 school year as the schools seek to avoid beginning their terms during Jewish High Holidays.
Most UC campuses will start fall...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:07 PM
A failure to resolvea scheduling conflict with the Orioles has jeopardized the Ravens’ chances of hosting the NFL’s 2013regular-season opener, an honor bestowed on the Super Bowl champions for the last decade.
The NFL was expected to announce...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The league’s top decision makers will spend the next three days at the posh Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix for the NFL Annual Meetings. On the agenda is voting on several potential rule changes, along with an address by commissioner Roger...
| Aug 31, 2013
Pomegranates and dates, signature Rosh Hashanah fruits in many households, have been associated with the culture of the Holy Land since biblical times.
Both fruits made the Torah's list of the Seven Species; the honey in that list is believed to have...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:38 AM
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that there's no resolution yet to the scheduling conflict between the Ravens and the Orioles regarding Sept. 5.
Goodell did express optimism that an accommodation can be reached so the Super Bowl champion...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The Sept. 5 conflict that has the Super Bowl champion Ravens scheduled to open their season and the Orioles to host the Chicago White Sox the same night is getting a lot of buzz right now.
But as I said this morning on 105.7 The Fan’s “The...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:12 PM
The Ravens and the NFL will open up their 2013 regular season on the road after failing to find compromise in a scheduling conflict with the Orioles and Major League Baseball.
Both the Ravens and Orioles released statements Friday saying that...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Last week: A vote in Congress on military intervention in Syria got delayed because of a possible diplomatic resolution proposed by Russia. I have spent much of the week focused on the crisis in Syria. I had nearly 7,500 constituents on a listening...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Looking ahead: For many Jews, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur signify new beginnings — time for reflection, apologies and forgiveness. The tradition of blowing the shofar (loud horn) serves as a wake-up call to examine our deeds, responsibilities,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with an outdoor event sponsored by the JCC of Greater New Haven, the Cheshire Jewish community, Temple Beth David and Congregation KOL AMI. There will be hands-on activities for kids, and learning sessions for...