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  • Egypt's military gives President Morsi 48 hours to resolve crisis

    CAIRO -- In an ominous warning suggesting it may return to power, the Egyptian military said Monday that it would intervene in the next two days if President Mohamed Morsi and the opposition do not resolve the political crisis threatening the country&...
  • Webliography: Research wants to be free

     
    UPDATED TUESDAY MORNING The public directly and indirectly subsidizes an awful lot of academic research on the theory that knowledge is an important public good. So the public should have access to it! We should be able to arrange the......
  • The Rhubarb Patch: A well-regulated militia, Part 2

     
    Part one of my email discussion with David Lombardo, founder and president of the Second Amendment Foundation for Education & Research, Shorewood, Ill. is here To David: I'm glad that gun-owners are getting training and I have no beef with......
  • Republicans seek new support among Jewish voters

    June 6, 2011 Generations of Jewish loyalty to the Democratic Party is under stress – a transformation that may be accelerated by Jewish voters’ concerns about President Barack Obama’s policies toward Israel. The stakes are huge. The...
  • The Miami Book Fair 2010: A Visit From the Good Squad

    The lineup for the 27th Miami Book Fair International is as impressive as any I’ve seen. Catering to readers with both catholic and provincial tastes in literature, the Book Fair is also the rare event that would present the hawkish ex-president ...
  • Israeli-American scholar plans two local appearances

    Israeli-American scholar plans two local appearances
    Jewish scholar Daniel Gordis, senior fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, will speak at two places in South Florida in November. At 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7, he will speak at Zinman Hall of the Levis Jewish Community Center, 9901 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca...
  • Sholem Aleichem: Grandson views new documentary on Yiddish writer

    Sholem Aleichem: Grandson views new documentary on Yiddish writer
    About 90 audience members watched the opening show of a new documentary on the great Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem. But none watched with more interest than Mitchell Waife, who was watching the story of his grandfather. "Terrific job," Waife said Oct....
  • Jewish group backs Rackauckas

    A leading Los Angeles Jewish rights organization on Tuesday came out in support of the Orange County district attorney's decision to file criminal charges against 11 students who interrupted a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States. In a...
  • Theater review: 'Letters from Sala' from Rollins College

    Theater review: 'Letters from Sala' from Rollins College
    When the source material for a play is letters, the words in those letters become paramount. And so it is, in "Letters to Sala," that the audience hears key phrases from the trove of letters collected by a young woman in a Nazi labor camp. Phrases...
  • Monticello's preservation forever linked to Jewish family

    Monticello's preservation forever linked to Jewish family
    I've never met an American who didn't have a soft spot in his heart for Thomas Jefferson and Monticello, his home and plantation in Charlottesville. After his term as president expired in 1809, Jefferson lived full time at Monticello. The house, which...
  • February 24: Author - Roberta Gately Talks About Her Book, Lipstick in Afghanistan

    February 24: Author - Roberta Gately Talks About Her Book, Lipstick in Afghanistan
    Roberta Gately To purchase a copy of the book: Lipstick in Afghanistan Gripped by haunting magazine images of starving refugees, Elsa has dreamed of becoming a nurse since she was a teenager, of leaving her humble working-class Boston neighborhood to...