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  • From BWI nonstop: Meet me in Memphis

    From BWI nonstop: Meet me in Memphis
    The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, thereby making "nonstop" one of the most fetching words in travel today. Luckily for us, BWI-Marshall Airport seems to be piling up flights that will get you to your destination without...
  • Passover and Easter are both holidays of hope -- and promise

    Passover will be celebrated this year beginning on Monday evening, April 14, with the first Seder--the Passover meal. Easter Sunday this year falls on April 20 for all Christian denominations, and although this single Christian date for Easter will not...
  • 'Frozen' Trumps 'Anchorman 2′ to Keep No. 1 Spot on Home Video Sales Charts

    Paramount's "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" gave it a good try, but the sequel to the 2004 comedy about a full-of-himself San Diego newscaster couldn't topple Walt Disney's "Frozen" from the top of the national home video sales charts for the week...
  • Haddam Book Talks To Feature Stories Of Slavery's Effects In Connecticut

    HADDAM – The subject of slavery in Connecticut was treated delicately by past historians, if at all. But recent scholarship has shown the institution, usually associated with the South, was very much part of our state's colonial life. In Haddam,...
  • Jimmy Carter: 'We must accommodate changing times but cling to principles that never change'

    AUSTIN, Texas Former President Jimmy Carter said that although much progress has been made on human rights in the United States and around the world, much still needs to be done. Speaking to LBJ Presidential Library Director Mark Updegrove at the Civil...
  • George A. Nation III: 'We the People' responsible for making America work

    America was founded on the revolutionary idea that free people would govern themselves. Some claim that America is not a democracy where the people may govern directly, but is a democratic-republic where the people only have the power to elect agents...
  • Chocolate-themed Seder will focus on contemporary slavery

    Chocolate-themed Seder will focus on contemporary slavery
    A Passover Seder in Boca Raton will unveil a connection between chocolate and slavery, a relationship unfamiliar to many people with a sweet tooth. More than 200 women are expected at the first Jewish Women's Chocolate Seder Wednesday at Temple Beth El....
  • Advocacy seder raises awareness

    More than 50 local activists came together to celebrate the freedom of the Jewish people and also spread awareness of the issue of modern day slavery, human trafficking. The Human Trafficking Task Force of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation's Jewish...
  • Passover – a holiday for freedom lovers

    My Christian friends, alerted by the media, are full of Passover questions. I happily explain that it's a celebration of freedom commemorating the flight from Egypt of 600,000 barefoot, fractious Israelite slaves led by a law giver, warrior, priest,...
  • Who bears the burden of America's social ills? [Letter]

    I am so impressed that there is a small group of representatives from city congregations working on how to alleviate poverty Baltimore City ("Where are the city's churches?" April 9). As one of my friends said, "there isn't just rage, there is no longer...
  • Seeing Charleston, S.C., in a new light

    Seeing Charleston, S.C., in a new light
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — When the email proposing a business meeting in Charleston popped up, it took all of three seconds to say yes. I'd never been to South Carolina, but I've read glowing dispatches from friends and colleagues for years. Southern...