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  • Temple Sinai cantor ready for High Holy Days

    Temple Sinai cantor ready for High Holy Days
    In his office at Temple Sinai of Glendale, the paperwork and music sheets piled on Steve Hummel’s office desk indicates that he’s well settled in since taking over as cantor in July. So he was perfectly ready to celebrate Rosh Hashanah,...
  • Dead Sea Scrolls now available online

    Dead Sea Scrolls now available online
    This may be the High Holy Days, but it's also Christmas for everyone who loves history, archaeology and the Bible. The gift is online: The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls. Stocked by the Israel Museum and powered by Google, the site has five high-resolution...
  • The God Squad: The we behind me, and other sermons

    In this column, I answer questions. I don't preach sermons. Of course, as an ordained rabbi, I am legally licensed to preach long sermons that put people to sleep almost instantly, and in my synagogue I do preach such sermons on the Jewish High Holy Days...
  • Reisterstown:Tina's Antique & Jewelry Shop marks 38th anniversary

    Let's wish Tina's Antique & Jewelry Shop on Main Street a very happy 38th anniversary and congratulations on being the oldest shop still open and functioning in our town. Much has been written on Tina's over the years, and a number of the articles done...
  • 'Bar mitzvah' anniversary of Birthright Israel

    'Bar mitzvah' anniversary of Birthright Israel
    People often come back from Israel and share their photos and anecdotes. Brooke Weinbaum came back and founded a magazine. "I wanted others to love Israel, too," says the publisher of Yalla Israel, which she started as a student at Florida Atlantic...
  • Black jazz, Jewish prayers at upcoming concert

    Black jazz, Jewish prayers at upcoming concert
    Get Jewish cantors to huddle with Duke Ellington and Louie Armstrong. What would they come up with? Maybe something like "Jazz Wisdom Spirit," a concert planned for Sept. 9 in Delray Beach. Created by a rabbi and a music professor, the concert will set...
  • On Faith: Rosh Hashanah a time to renew hope

    Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long. In the...
  • Jewish fans torn between God and the Orioles

    Jewish fans torn between God and the Orioles
    As Yom Kippur begins Tuesday evening, Gil Kleiner plans to be in services at the Beth El Congregation without his iPhone, which will be sitting silently in his office at the synagogue registering an ESPN mobile app alert every time the Orioles score a run...
  • Smallest Jewish congregation in U.S. struggles to survive in central Illinois

     Smallest Jewish congregation in U.S. struggles to survive in central Illinois
    — Proud to be known as the heart of the Illinois Bible Belt, the residents of Mattoon fill dozens of Christian churches. There's also one Jewish congregation, which has the distinction of being the smallest Reform synagogue in North America. The...
  • Reaching for the fourth level of life

    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Rabbi Moshe Heyn of Temple Israel, Miami. Q: How did you get into your vocation? A: It was somewhat circuitous. I grew up in Baltimore in a secular family....
  • Nancy R. Frenkil

    Nancy R. Frenkil
    Nancy R. Frenkil, a horsewoman and avid gardener who enjoyed entertaining family and friends, died Saturday of cancer at Nancy Lee Farms, her Worthington Valley home. Mrs. Frenkil was 75. The daughter of a carpenter/home builder and a homemaker, Nancy...