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Yom Kippur

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  • Warm feelings for an old refrigerator

    Warm feelings for an old refrigerator
    I have an unfamiliar refrigerator in my familiar kitchen. It's sleek, shiny and smudge-proof. So why am I missing my old one, a clunky, black, last-century model, its drawers and shelves held together with duct tape and Super Glue? The ice maker hadn'...
  • Mmm ... bacon

    Mmm ... bacon
    Bacon-on-a-Stick. Ballgame. White Sox win. Until I see Jose Abreu, the team’s best offseason acquisition was unveiled on its list of new food offerings at U.S. Cellular Field: a piece of thick-cut, premium Danish bacon seasoned with black pepper....
  • James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief

    James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief
    James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
  • There's new trouble in Nixonville

    There's new trouble in Nixonville
    The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has not had a full-time director since I left the position in November 2011. This has disturbing implications both for how public history is approached at federal museums and for how public access is granted to...
  • Israel isn't, and will never be, an apartheid state

     Israel isn't, and will never be, an apartheid state
    The war against Israel has passed through three phases. The first was the attempt to annihilate Israel by conventional means. It began with Israel's birth in 1948, when Arab armies nearly captured Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, and ended in the 1973 Yom Kippur...
  • Edgar Bronfman Sr. dies at 84; ex-Seagram's chief led World Jewish Congress

    When Edgar M. Bronfman Sr. heard that the pope had honored Kurt Waldheim, the Austrian president he had exposed as an ex-Nazi complicit in war crimes, he fired off a note to the Vatican. Pope John Paul II making Waldheim a papal knight was "like...
  • The troubling nature of the prayer ruling [Letter]

    The troubling nature of the prayer ruling [Letter]
    A divided Supreme Court upheld the practice of public prayer before local government meetings ("The local religion," May 6). The Carroll County Commissioners can resume their practice. This Orthodox Jewish former member of the House of Delegates is...
  • 'The Jewish Hunger Games: Kvetching Fire' trailer debuts for Yom Kippur - Watch the hilarious parody

     
    Saturday (Sept. 14) is the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur, where Jews fast for 24 hours to atone for their sins. In order to take your minds off of your grumbling tummies, we present to you "The Jewish Hunger Games: Kvetching Fire" trailer....
  • PSC to address FPL settlement with big power users

    Working around Yom Kippur, Florida's Public Service Commission on Thursday scheduled Sept. 27 and 28 to consider a proposed settlement Florida Power & Light reached with big power users. FPL had reached a settlement with the Florida Industrial Power...
  • Different congregations join for Yom Kippur

    Different congregations join for Yom Kippur
    One congregation had a rabbi to preach the message. Another had a cantor to lead prayers. What better way to observe Yom Kippur than together? So it was that members of two groups gathered in west Boca Raton Tuesday for the eve of Yom Kippur —...
  • Briefly In The News

    Fundraiser nets $7,000 for mammal center The Pacific Marine Mammal Center raised $7,000 at its Martini Madness fundraiser at the Madison Square Garden Café on Saturday. There were 175 people at the fundraiser lending support to the center and helping it...