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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Around Town: Unafraid thoughts for the new year

    Despite the virtually unlivable traffic conditions on the west side of Los Angeles, most Westside Angelenos posit that their neighborhoods are the best in the county. This regional chauvinism cuts across all demographics and ethnicities. I once heard a...
  • Iran's new leader sends Jews New Year's greetings -- or does he?

    WASHINGTON – Could the Jewish New Year herald a fresh start in Iran? Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was known for incendiary anti-Semitic comments, questioning whether the Holocaust was “a real event” and once...
  • Iran's Rouhani outmaneuvering hard-liners on Syria, nuclear talks

    TEHRAN -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appears to be outmaneuvering hard-liners with his move Thursday to take control of stalled nuclear negotiations and in curbing bombastic vows to defend ally  Syria from threatened U.S. airstrikes. In sharp...
  • Final thoughts as kickoff between Ravens-Broncos approaches

    Final thoughts as kickoff between Ravens-Broncos approaches
    DENVER -- There isn’t a whole lot left to say about tonight’s Ravens-Denver Broncos NFL season opener. For the past couple of weeks, we’ve talked about everything from the matchups to the motivations. We’ve even talked about...
  • The NFL displays religious insensitivity

    The NFL displays religious insensitivity
    I am a rabbi and attorney who grew up in Baltimore. In past years I have been unsuccessful in getting the NFL to look at the religious holiday schedules before scheduling games that conflict with these observances. Rather than set up a calendar...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career

    Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career
    TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...
  • The God Squad: No belly buttons for Adam and Eve

    Q: What, in your opinion, was the reason the early church allowed religious art to show Adam and Eve with belly buttons? — D., Buffalo, N.Y. via godsquadquestion@aol.com A: Good point. Adam should have a "rib button" and Eve should have had no...
  • While Washington is preoccupied with Syria and the budget, Iran makes a move

    While Washington is preoccupied with Syria and the budget, Iran makes a move
    Washington is preoccupied with two all-consuming debates right now. First, of course, is Syria. President Barack Obama placed his faith in two wholly untrustworthy figures. Syrian President Bashar Assad has shown himself to be a consummate liar, and...
  • Ravens-Broncos rematch highlights tonight's release of NFL schedule

    Ravens-Broncos rematch highlights tonight's release of NFL schedule
    The NFL will release its regular-schedule tonight at 8 p.m. during an NFL Network special which is expected to confirm what the Ravens have suspected for weeks: They'll open the season on Sept. 5 against the Denver Broncos. The league is holding off...
  • Medical Academy isn't fulfilling promise, letter contends

    During its inaugural year, a Catasauqua charter school offered TV shows, unruliness and a discipline-free environment, but little in the way of the health-care-related education it promised, former employees contend in an anonymous letter to Catasauqua...
  • Jets coach Rex Ryan criticizes Orioles for not doing right thing in scheduling conflict with Ravens

    Jets coach Rex Ryan criticizes Orioles for not doing right thing in scheduling conflict with Ravens
    New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is never shy about voicing his opinion so perhaps it should come as no surprise that the Ravens former defensive coordinator weighed in on a matter that has nothing to do with him or his current team. In a conference...