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Rabbi Sheldon J. Harr, who with a handful of families founded Temple Kol Ami in Plantation 37 years ago, is retiring. A relaxed Harr celebrated with members of the Reform synagogue at a Friday night service attended by his former assistant rabbis, who...
The story told by Janet Tobias' documentary "No Place on Earth" is enough to transcend the film's limitations. With human drama like this, it sounds almost absurd to get hung up on artistic choices and filmmaking technique. Almost. In 1993, a New Yorker...
The Nixon Presidential Library and Museum opened a new exhibit in Yorba Linda and online Feb. 15, "Patriot, President, Peacemaker." It covers Richard Nixon's entire life, like the permanent installation there, and claims to present "a fuller picture" than...
Regarding Ramzi and Noura Hemady's recent commentary on Syria's Golan Heights, the authors ignore three critical facts when it comes to the ultimate possession of that disputed territory ("Let people of the Golan decide their fate," Feb. 8). First,...
Tags: United Kingdom, Judaism, Israel, Religion and Belief, France
Maybe love means never having to say you're sorry, but what about when love isn't involved? Say, when you've described the president using a derogatory slur for someone with a mental disability, as Ann Coulter did in October. Or when you're the...
World NowJERUSALEM -- Israel fired warning shots into Syria on Sunday after an apparently errant mortar shell struck an Israeli military post in the Golan Heights, the latest example of regional spillover from Syria’s civil unrest. The Syrian mortar caused...
Self-conscious and embarrassed at times about her Jewish identity as a child in the Soviet republic of Ukraine, Vicky Glikin didn't embrace the beauty of Judaism until she became a teenager. Ukraine had discovered religion. She had discovered her...
The Religion WorldThe Jewish Daily Forward reports on how Jewish Israelis plan to observe the most solemn of Jewish holidays: Sixty-four percent of Jewish Israelis will fast and 46 percent will pray on Yom Kippur, according to a survey. According to Ynet News, which...
PolitiCalGov. signs social media privacy bills...
PolitiCalGov. Jerry Brown signs energy-related bills...
Mention the phrase "Jewish sports legends" and you'll probably conjure up familiar suspects: Sandy Koufax, Mark Spitz, maybe that joke from "Airplane." You're more likely to omit Sidney Franklin, a matador from Brooklyn (real last name: Frumpkin), or...
Tags: Babe Ruth, Sandy Koufax, Authors, Judaism, Hank Greenberg
This was my mother's recipe, which I have been using for many years. Each year, after fasting for Yom Kippur, I double this recipe and serve it to a crowd of friends gathered at the home of Carol and Howard Mendelsohn. — Courtesy of Hannah Baer,...
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