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Utah student dresses as Nazi for Halloween parade

A Utah elementary school principal and teacher were reinstated to their jobs last week after being placed on administrative leave for allowing a student to wear a Nazi...

Fall of Wall revived Judaism in Central, Eastern Europe

By Liam Hoare “Neither ox nor donkey can block the path to socialism,” the East German leader Erich Honecker boldly declared on Aug. 14, 1989. Less than three months...

Should there have been a 10th?

Public schools have a long tradition of being named after historical figures, some lesser known. Learn about nine schools named for incredible Jewish women — and one...

Is Corbyn an ‘existential threat’?

LONDON — After nearly a decade in power, Britain’s Conservative Party is in tatters. Years of failing to negotiate a deal with the EU to follow through with Brexit...

Meet Temple Shalom’s dedicated Torah readers

One of the challenges facing any operating synagogue is the issue of who will chant the scheduled portion from the Torah each week. In some synagogues, Torah reading is...

Seth Ward: Islam expert; spiritual leader to seniors

. Seth Ward is an expert at acquiring, translating and disseminating knowledge. Although his pedagogic filter, humility and dry wit might take issue with this assessment...

Wes Anderson meets Agatha Christie in ‘Knives Out’

If Denver film festival’s opening night movie is anything to go by, area cinephiles are in for plenty of treats during the next 10 days. “Knives Out” is a Wes...

Whither the Pittsburgh memorial objects?

PITTSBURGH — Eric Lidji remembers people leaving objects in sets of 11. Eleven white feathers. Eleven Jewish stars. Eleven egg-shaped sculptures. But mostly, Lidji...

Lt. Col. Vindman came to the US as a Soviet refugee

WASHINGTON — Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the National Security Council staffer who testified that President Donald Trump sought dirt from Ukraine on a political...

Smoke and mirrors: PA hoodwinks World Bank

By Baruch Yedid International aid transferred to the Palestinian Authority (PA) through the World Bank’s Palestinian Recovery and Development Program (PRDP) Trust Fund...