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  • Holocaust survivor Ray Gawendo honored at birthday party

    The Temple Beth Israel Preservation Society hosted a birthday party for 99-year-old Ray Gawendo on Aug. 10. But according to her son Evert, she has papers to prove she was born in 1914, 1918 and 1919 as well. That's because Gawendo lived through one of the darkest periods in history when the Nazi's went on a murderous campaign and killed six million Jews. Those falsified papers were part of a series of attempts to outwit those who wanted her dead.
  • Allentown and country: Great American road trips on a 3-hour drive

    Allentown and country: Great American road trips on a 3-hour drive
    If you've decided to take a car trip outside the Allentown area, you're in good company. Over the Independence Day weekend, AAA estimates almost 35 million Americans hit the road, the most since 2007. So if you've packed the car, filled the tank and...

    U.N. archives on Nazi war criminals open to public at Holocaust museum

    After the end of World War II, investigations into former Nazis and other war criminals were detailed in hundreds of thousands of records that were unavailable to the public for about 70 years — files that finally became accessible this week at...

    Review: 'Love and Treasure' by Ayelet Waldman

    Review: 'Love and Treasure' by Ayelet Waldman
    Like a set of Russian nesting dolls, Ayelet Waldman's historically resonant new novel offers stories within stories, spanning a century of European wars and social movements, (mostly) ill-starred relationships, and the ambiguous aftermath of these...

    As campaign enters new phase, Nan Rich struggles against Charlie Crist

    As campaign enters new phase, Nan Rich struggles against Charlie Crist
    Nan Rich has been running a political marathon: 250 campaign stops, 135,000 miles, 26 months. But even as she prepares to officially qualify for the ballot Tuesday as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, it looks more than ever as...