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Symbols and Symbolism

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  • Jewish leaders blast ultra-Orthodox use of Holocaust symbols in demonstration

    Jewish leaders blast ultra-Orthodox use of Holocaust symbols in demonstration
    Israeli political and religious leaders are condemning a weekend protest here in which ultra-Orthodox Jews used symbols identified with the Holocaust to allege they are being unfairly treated by other Israeli Jews over their beliefs. Ongoing religious...
  • Chasing Down The Muse: New year is a time to grow

    "I think that artists live and work with symbols and that may be why we need to have symbolic dates and objects for the events of our lives. It is how we look at the world." —Marsh Scott, artist * Is this a good time? Good as any, I suppose....
  • Line Of Earrings Being Labeled Anti-Semitic

    Line Of Earrings Being Labeled Anti-Semitic
    A small Brooklyn jewelry store is in the middle of a big controversy over a pair of earrings. The earrings look like swastikas. When Councilman Stephen Levin (D-Greenpoint) found out the Manhattan Avenue store, Bejeweled, had been selling the jewelry, he...
  • Marines: Flag Represents Snipers, Not Nazis

    Marines: Flag Represents Snipers, Not Nazis
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (KTLA) -- The Marine Corps is investigating a photo taken by one of its scout sniper teams in Afghanistan in front of a flag with a logo resembling a notorious Nazi symbol, but Marine sources say the flag has nothing to do with Nazi...
  • Marines pose with flag resembling SS logo

    Marines pose with flag resembling SS logo
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.  -- The Marine Corps said Thursday it is investigating a photo of Camp Pendleton-based  scout sniper team in Afghanistan in front of a flag with a logo resembling a notorious Nazi symbol. The picture was taken in September 2010...
  • Chicago city clerk scraps sticker design amid gang concerns

    Chicago city clerk scraps sticker design amid gang concerns
    A 15-year-old boy will lose the honor of seeing his city sticker design adorn Chicago windshields amid questions about whether the artwork contains gang symbols, City Clerk Susana Mendoza said this afternoon. At a City Hall news conference, Mendoza...
  • Teel Time: Centreville linebacker Ken Ekanem rewards Virginia Tech's loyalty

    Six minutes into the Division 6 state championship game against Oscar Smith, Centreville linebacker/tight end Ken Ekanem tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. In a cruel foreshadowing a month earlier, Virginia Tech coaches had told...
  • Teel Time: Will J.C. Coleman's recruiting help Virginia Tech sign Caleb, Kirven, Ekanem?

    Teel Time: Will J.C. Coleman's recruiting help Virginia Tech sign Caleb, Kirven, Ekanem?
    Oscar Smith tailback J.C. Coleman committed to Virginia Tech at the Hokies’ spring game in April. Since, he’s served as an invaluable salesman, pitching Tech’s program to several undecided prospects in the state. “He was a great...
  • A history of men's hairstyles

    A history of men's hairstyles
    The ancient story of Samson and Delilah shows how important a man's hairstyle can be. The tale has inspired sculptors, composers and screenwriters, and Samson's long locks are part of a long list of classic men's hairstyles. What follows is a look at...
  • 'The Volunteer House' could be permanent reminder of outside help for Joplin tornado victims

    'The Volunteer House' could be permanent reminder of outside help for Joplin tornado victims
    JOPLIN, Mo. -- One place here became a lasting symbol of hope and encouragement after the tornado ravaged much of the city on May 22.  More volunteers were in the city on Tuesday to help preserve that symbol, which is known as the Volunteer House....