| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Fasting might seem a grim topic in the midst of the Orange County Fair, beach picnics and the start of the Olympic Games. But highly observant Jews took part last weekend in Tisha B'Av, a 25-hour fast from food and drink to mark the destruction of the...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Wedding Day: August 25, 2012
Her story: Emily Farbman, 25, grew up in Owings Mills. She lives in Canton and is in her fourth year of the audiology doctoral program at Towson University. Her father, Howard Farbman, is president of American Lumber Corp....
| Aug 15, 2012
| 8:03 PM
Costa Mesa United has changed its City Council and Newport-Mesa school board candidates forum to Sept. 20.
The previous date conflicted with the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur.
The nonprofit is inviting all the candidates for the school board and Costa...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Joan Schaeffer, president of Temple Israel of Greater Miami.
Q: What are your duties as president?
A: I'm the head lay leader. My duties vary quite a bit. I'...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:36 PM
One-year-old Daniel Herman isn't a big fan of matzo, said his mother, Ahuva Herman. But any lingering fussiness from the past eight days disappeared Sunday as Daniel got his baby teeth into a piece of egg bagel.
He bounced and giggled on his mother's lap...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
These 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!
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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).
| Nov 16, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Mention the phrase "Jewish sports legends" and you'll probably conjure up familiar suspects: Sandy Koufax, Mark Spitz, maybe that joke from "Airplane."
You're more likely to omit Sidney Franklin, a matador from Brooklyn (real last name: Frumpkin), or...
| Sep 16, 2010
It's not often that one hears a Jewish person refer to Yom Kippur — the Day of Atonement, marked by repentence and fasting — as their favorite holiday, but for a good friend of mine living in Jaffa, Israel, Yom Kippur is top of the line. "It's...
| Sep 16, 2010
Total time: 1 1/2 hours
Servings: Makes about 20 pieces
Note: Although it originates in the Balkans, this delicious sweet reminiscent of baklava is popular among North African Jews as well, both on Yom Kippur and throughout the High...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Ashton Kutcher and Sara Leal allegedly had sex twice on Kutcher and Demi Moore's sixth anniversary, she told Us magazine. Rumors that Ashton Kutcher cheated on Demi Moore have been swirling since then, with the couple saying little specifically...