| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:25 PM
For years, people who read Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's novels assumed she was born in India. She wrote about swamis, social climbers, duplicitous landlords and other characters from the Indian bourgeoisie who inevitably found themselves colliding with...
| Jun 6, 2013
Iran's presidential election is again inviting speculation about which candidate can nudge the Islamic Republic toward moderation and pragmatism. Such conjectural games miss the point that the theocratic state is defined by an ideology that demonizes...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The Holocaust Center is sponsoring two special community presentations featuring John Halligan, a renowned speaker on bullying, cyberbullying and teen suicide. He will be speaking on Tuesday Dec. 11 at Annunciation Catholic Academy, 593 Jamestown Blvd. in...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The Mississippi-based Ballet Magnificat will perform “Hiding Place” at Center Pointe Community Church of the Nazarene, 9580 Curry Ford Road, Orlando, on Friday March 1, at 7 p.m. The ballet is based on the story of the family of Corrie and...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:43 PM
It was a fine April day last week that found Elie Wiesel at Chapman University; it was a fine April day too, 58 years earlier, when the gaunt, teenage Wiesel found himself alive and suddenly free to walk out of the Buchenwald concentration camp. In the...
| Jan 27, 2013
"Happy birthday!" my mom and her first cousin will wish each other on Sunday, even though neither was born on Jan. 27. Rather, it's the anniversary of their new lease on life, of the day the Soviet Red Army liberated them from behind the barbed wire of...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
As part of its quarterly film series that continues its Characters Unite public service campaign geared toward promoting greater tolerance and acceptance, USA Network will be airing a special presentation of Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning 1993 film...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:55 PM
More than half a century ago, Howard and Esther Kaidanow met on a blind date in Philadelphia, both having traveled long and dangerous roads to survive the Nazi depredations of World War II in Eastern Europe.
On Friday night, Howard, 83, and Esther, 77,...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The last weekend of March offered up a bunch of TV events, but you ain't seen nothing yet. April 2013 brings showers of season and series premieres, finales and films to add to the already launched new seasons of "Game of Thrones," Doctor Who" and others....
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Pa. churches plan special Easter services this weekend
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The United Churches of the Chambersburg Area will present special services on Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
From noon to 3 p.m. March 29, area pastors and musicians will...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Sometime in the new millennium, "global warming" evolved into "climate change." Amid growing controversies over the planet's past temperatures, Al Gore and other activists understood that human-induced "climate change" could better explain almost any...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Don't mess with Jodi Picoult. The author of a string of best-selling popular novels with weighty themes ripped from the headlines, Picoult pulls no punches. Her latest book, out this month, is "The Storyteller," which is about a young woman who finds...