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Because I don’t have a seat on our town’s Board of Education and I’ve never spent hours trying to decipher school budgets I feel kind of funny asking this, but … Why is our school calendar such a mess? This summer will be the...
ReutersBy Michael Shields VIENNA, May 21 (Reuters) - Austria may pull its peacekeeping troops from the Golan Heights, evacuating the U.N. buffer zone, its defence minister warned on Tuesday, as Syria and Israel exchanged fire across a long dormant frontline now...
I'm a little confused. What was all that hoopla about Shavuot? What's such a big deal about this holiday that didn't even warrant an entire chapter in my 1973 Jewish Holiday book? Yet when I went to the gym on Wednesday afternoon and saw more crowds...
JERUSALEM — Fears about a possible escalation of violence between Israel and Syria grew Sunday amid renewed Israeli threats to destroy Syrian weapons caches and Syria's warnings of retaliation. After decades of relative calm along the two nations&...
Rabbi Sheldon J. Harr, who with a handful of families founded Temple Kol Ami in Plantation 37 years ago, is retiring. A relaxed Harr celebrated with members of the Reform synagogue at a Friday night service attended by his former assistant rabbis, who...
Reuters* Israeli attacks have strategic bearing for Iran conflict * Hezbollah rockets key Israeli concern * For Israel, advanced arms for Hezbollah crossed red line By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, May 5 (Reuters) - Iran was squarely in Israel's sights when it...
ReutersMay 05 (TheWrap.com) - At the same time that the Rolling Stones had the Lakers Pau Gasol and 18,000 others enjoying Staples Center in May for a reason other than the NBA playoffs on Friday night, Sir Elton John was making his own statement in Century...
Herald-Times, Bloomington, Ind.When a "Menahem Pressler and Friends" event is announced, one doesn't usually know, at first, who those "friends" will be, but one can be sure those chosen "friends" will be worth hearing. So it was Sunday afternoon in Auer Hall, when the remarkable...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Culture, Teaching and Learning, Music, Judaism
The story told by Janet Tobias' documentary "No Place on Earth" is enough to transcend the film's limitations. With human drama like this, it sounds almost absurd to get hung up on artistic choices and filmmaking technique. Almost. In 1993, a New Yorker...
The Nixon Presidential Library and Museum opened a new exhibit in Yorba Linda and online Feb. 15, "Patriot, President, Peacemaker." It covers Richard Nixon's entire life, like the permanent installation there, and claims to present "a fuller picture" than...
Tags: U.S. Congress, White House, Museums, Arts and Culture, Politics
Regarding Ramzi and Noura Hemady's recent commentary on Syria's Golan Heights, the authors ignore three critical facts when it comes to the ultimate possession of that disputed territory ("Let people of the Golan decide their fate," Feb. 8). First,...
Tags: United Kingdom, France, Judaism, Israel, Religion and Belief
Paul GreenbergThese are the times that try conservatives' souls. A presidential election has been lost by a convincing margin. The winner has taken the result as a mandate, a license to do ... whatever he wants to do. It is the people's will! Laws, regulations,...
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