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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: Israel, Judaism, France, United Kingdom
With the Baltimore Orioles in the playoffs for the first time since 1997, it's a good time to review great books on the sport, and the best I've read in years is "The Art of Fielding." Chad Harbach's first novel is about much, much more than baseball....
Tags: Hank Greenberg, Judaism, Baseball
Beit Tikvah Congregation is at a crossroads, facing the future with dwindling membership and finances. There are signs of recent growth, however, as congregants prepare to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, on Sept. 17, and then Yom Kippur...
Tags: Roland Park, Judaism, Rosh Hashanah, Philosophy, Yamim Noraim
The Baltimore SunIt can be emotional whiplash living with a 4-year-old. And not just because he's learning so much so fast that his brain gets overwhelmed fairly often. Take this morning, for example. We're cuddling on the couch, and he says to me, "Why is your tummy...
As Yom Kippur begins Tuesday evening, Gil Kleiner plans to be in services at the Beth El Congregation without his iPhone, which will be sitting silently in his office at the synagogue registering an ESPN mobile app alert every time the Orioles score a run...
Peace be with you, dear readers, Today marks the International Day of Peace, established by a United Nations resolution in 1982. Tomorrow, happy autumn! Officially, Sept. 22 is the first day of autumn. It's time to enjoy colorful leaves, pumpkins,...
Wedding Day: August 25, 2012 Her story: Emily Farbman, 25, grew up in Owings Mills. She lives in Canton and is in her fourth year of the audiology doctoral program at Towson University. Her father, Howard Farbman, is president of American Lumber Corp....
From The Aegis dated Oct. 8, 1987: The public school system was making the news 25 years ago, when SAT scores were up significantly from 1986 and the annual school calendar failed to note the Christian holidays. The 1,958 students in the Class of 1987...
Tags: Hanukkah, Religious Festivals, Judaism, Rosh Hashanah, Students
One-year-old Daniel Herman isn't a big fan of matzo, said his mother, Ahuva Herman. But any lingering fussiness from the past eight days disappeared Sunday as Daniel got his baby teeth into a piece of egg bagel. He bounced and giggled on his mother's lap...
Tags: Matzoh, Judaism, Passover, Bagels, Pikesville
Sol Goodman, a retired auto leasing and sales executive who wrote poetry that spoke of the joys of living in Baltimore, died of kidney failure Feb. 18 at Sunrise Senior Living in Pikesville. The longtime Mount Vernon resident was 88. Born in Baltimore...
An article in the Sept. 14, 1961 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a startling discovery made at a Catonsville dry cleaners. The finding of a .38 cal. copper coated lead bullet touched off quite a lot of excitement in this...
One of several casualties of the vitriolic name-calling between Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich is what to do about Iran. In interviews, Mr. Romney has spoken about tougher sanctions, but it's been difficult to consider...
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