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  • Good Friday off?

    Strictly speaking, separation of church and state is a good deal more complicated than would seem given modern discussions. This makes the issue of whether Bel Air should give its staff members off on Good Friday, a Christian holiday, slightly more...
  • More meaning than a photograph

    COSTA MESA — More than 200 veterans, spanning multiple generations and wars, were honored Friday morning at the annual Mariners Christian School Red, White and Blue Breakfast. "It's about respect and honoring the sacrifices that those who came...
  • Just say no to war with Iran

    How fitting! On this year's Veterans' Day we're learning about the next war in the Middle East ("Iran and the bomb," Nov. 11). Now it's Iran that's in the crosshairs. In my opinion the Pentagon has become "too big to fail," and lessons from the recent...
  • 'Love and Shame and Love' by Peter Orner

    'Love and Shame and Love' by Peter Orner
    Lately, I've been trying to cure myself of my packrat tendencies and have been sorting through boxes of papers and mementos I've amassed over the years. In the box I most recently opened, I found an old Comiskey Park ticket stub from a Sox game I attended...
  • McManus: Facing a nuclear Iran

    The United Nations report on Iran's nuclear program released last week should end the debate, if any debate remained, over whether Iran is moving toward acquiring the ability to build a nuclear weapon. In cautious but convincing detail, the U.N.'s...
  • My Word: Occupiers should spell out specifics

    I have mixed emotions about the Wall Street demonstrations that are taking place worldwide. I understand the protesters' frustrations, but frankly, unless they articulate specific policy changes, their efforts will have no practical results. I have...
  • Q&A: 'Higher Ground' star/director Vera Farmiga on the spiritual aspect of orgies

    Q&A: 'Higher Ground' star/director Vera Farmiga on the spiritual aspect of orgies
    Boy, if I had a dollar for every celebrity interview that discussed the size of God’s penis.   Actually, that’s a first—but “Higher Ground” star/director Vera Farmiga had more to say about genitalia. The actress is probably...
  • Exhibition on Europe's wooden synagogues planned for Jewish Museum

    Exhibition on Europe's wooden synagogues planned for Jewish Museum
    An exhibition on an all-but-forgotten era in Jewish worship, “Wooden Synagogues of Europe,” will open Sept. 13 at the Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. The 10 models are 1/40th scale replicas of synagogues built in...
  • A question of killing: Howard County author searches for an answer

    A question of killing: Howard County author searches for an answer
    Five days. That’s all it took after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, for Danuta Hinc to realize that she needed to write a book about how such a thing could happen. “I realized that I needed to know what leads people to make such...
  • Some want State House dome returned to multicolor scheme

    Some want State House dome returned to multicolor scheme
    Imagine driving into Annapolis along Rowe Boulevard or sailing into the city's harbor, glancing up toward the tiered State House dome, and seeing that it's colored not in the brick red and Colonial white you've known your entire life, but in lemon gold,...
  • 'The Debt': Getting in a little over its head?

    'The Debt': Getting in a little over its head?
    Even though World War II ended in 1945, it has never ended at the movies. Based on a 2007 Israeli film, "The Debt" is a new English-language film about the decades-long hunt for a Nazi doctor who conducted horrible procedures at a concentration camp. The...