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  • Charm City Tribe restoring tradition to Baltimore's young Jewish community

    Charm City Tribe restoring tradition to Baltimore's young Jewish community
    Following religious values taught as a youth can be difficult for many when entering adulthood, but Charm City Tribe, a two-year-old program in the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, aspires to reconnect people in their 20s and 30s to Judaic...
  • Layers of paint, textures, talent define Sugarloaf fest

    Layers of paint, textures, talent define Sugarloaf fest
    As soon as you walk through the door, you know this couldn't be anything but an artist's studio. Canvases are stacked against the walls. Paints and art supplies are arranged on shelves. Three large tables fill the middle of the work space. Smadar Livne'...
  • Israel is ready for peace, but the Arab world doesn't want it [Letter]

    Israel is ready for peace, but the Arab world doesn't want it [Letter]
    Letter writer Ray Gordon clearly knows very little about the Arab-Israeli conflict ("Give Israel the ultimatum," April 3). The League of Nations, in order to satisfy both the Arabs and the Jews, offered to carve up the land and give each people a...
  • Palestinians aren't the victims [Letter]

    Palestinians aren't the victims [Letter]
    You published yet another misleading letter which claimed that the so-called "Palestinians" are the "actual victims" ("American Studies Association debate ignores the real victims," March 13). There are 1 million Israeli citizens in the south of Israel...
  • Policy breakthrough or breakdown? [Commentary]

    Policy breakthrough or breakdown? [Commentary]
    Six months ago, President Barack Obama, speaking at the United Nations, stated that the three primary priorities for his administration were the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Iran and Syria. With visits this month from Israeli Prime Minister...
  • Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel

    Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel
    Israeli police shot dead a prisoner who was a native of Maryland after he wounded three guards with a pistol at a jail near Tel Aviv Sunday, police said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Samuel Sheinbein, serving a sentence for a 1997 Maryland...
  • Jane V.P. Benesch, homemaker

    Jane V.P. Benesch, homemaker
    Jane V.P. Benesch, a homemaker who was active with several museums, died Feb. 12 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 95. The daughter of Henry Van Praag, a lingerie manufacturer, and Marie Goldsmith Van Praag, Jane Van Praag was born in New...
  • Israel is not an 'apartheid' nation [Letter]

    The fabricated allegations against Israel — such as letter writer Janice Kelly's claim of "Israeli apartheid" — never cease to amaze me (
  • Israel's anti-Semitic critics [Letter]

    Letter writer Janice Kelly claims that "those of us who are opposing Israeli apartheid are being called anti-Semites" ("Criticism of Israel has merit," Feb. 16). Of course, this fallaciously assumes that there is such a thing as Israeli apartheid....
  • Criticism of Israel has merit [Letter]

    I am thankful that Melani McAlister, an associate professor at George Washington University, is brave enough to write about the attempt to stifle the American Studies Association ("Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom," Feb. 12). Those of us who...
  • Boycott bills would chill free speech on Israel [Letter]

    Melani McAlister's column on the academic boycott of Israel echoed my own sentiments ("Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom," Feb. 12). The proposed bills in Maryland would ban use of public college and university funds to support scholarly...
  • Don't silence criticism of Israel [Letter]

    I totally agree with Melani McAlister's point that the "question of how Americans should respond to the deteriorating situation in Israel and Palestine — what our government should do, what we as individuals can or should do — should be openly...
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  • Pacers Playoffs Notebook: Granger gets MVP'd by James in game one

    Pacers Playoffs Notebook: Granger gets MVP'd by James in game one
    As NBA Commissioner David Stern handed Lebron James the Most Valuable Player trophy on Sunday afternoon at the American Airlines Arena, you could almost feel the aura and mystique of basketball greatness hanging in the air. As the MVP chants poured down...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 5/17 log (updated Thurs. AM)

    6 a.m.    Hockey: World Championship quarterfinals: Canada vs. Slovakia, then Norway vs. Russia at 8:30, Finland vs. U.S. at 11 and Czech Republic vs. Sweden at 2 p.m.--NBC Sports Net. 6 a.m.    Tennis: Rome Masters round of 16.--Tennis Channel 8 a.m.   ...
  • Pacers dodge the spotlight after win over the Heat

    Pacers dodge the spotlight after win over the Heat
    INDIANAPOLIS - While the national basketball pundits clamor with the notion that the Heat dropped a game at home to the Pacers, the instigator is trying to keep things calm. Sure there we're some fist pumps and high-fives on the court following the 78-75...
  • Pacers Playoffs Notebook: Hibbert's Gold Swagger, the Lebron face, and a 2-1 Pacers lead

    Pacers Playoffs Notebook: Hibbert's Gold Swagger, the Lebron face, and a 2-1 Pacers lead
    In a move to get the hometown crowd excited about the Indiana Pacers in their first home game against the Miami Heat in round two, the Pacers followed the motto of most playoff teams these days and draped every chair at Bankers Life Fieldhouse with a free...
  • Super Sports Sunday is Boom for Business, Bust for Drivers

    Super Sports Sunday is Boom for Business, Bust for Drivers
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- An action-packed sports schedule at and around Staples Center in Downtown L.A. caused driving and parking challenges on Sunday. The Amgen bike race, which began in Beverly Hills, finished in the area outside Staples Center around...
  • Budweiser, Pacers host viewing parties for playoff game

    Budweiser, Pacers host viewing parties for playoff game
    Budweiser and the Indiana Pacers have teamed up to provide viewing parties at various locations throughout Central Indiana for Tuesday night’s Game 5 NBA Playoff game between the Pacers and the Miami Heat.  Each rally will begin at 7:30 p.m. (game...
  • Not all fun and games

    Not all fun and games
    Despite unprecedented celebration by the fans in Oklahoma City Monday night, after the Thunder booted the Lakers out of the NBA playoffs, it wasn't all fun and games.  Seven people were shot and a pregnant woman was assaulted in havoc outside the arena...
  • ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy says Orlando Magic have a shot at playoffs

    ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy says Orlando Magic have a shot at playoffs
    The Orlando Magic won't have quite the tragic season some are predicting according to ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy. During a ESPN NBA season conference call Wednesday afternoon, I asked analysts Magic Johnson and Van Gundy for their take on the Magic's...
  • Briefs: OKC has UCI flavor

    As Oklahoma City prepares to face San Antonio in the first game of the NBA Western Conference Finals Sunday (5:30 p.m. PT on TNT), fans may want to look closer at the Thunder bench as three members of their coaching staff have connections to the UC Irvine...
  • Brooks golf tourney coming

    Brooks golf tourney coming
    The second annual UC Irvine/Scott Brooks Golf Invitational is set for Sept. 18 at The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach. Brooks, a former standout basketball player at UCI and head coach of the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder for the past four seasons,...
  • Rajon Rondo is interning at GQ during New York Fashion Week

    Even though Rajon Rondo is a millionaire, he accepted an internship position with GQ magazine during Fashion Week in New York City. Rondo, a guard on the Boston Celtics, will be working for the magazine this month before the NBA season begins in October....
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 6/2 log (updated Saturday AM)

    5 a.m.    Tennis: French Open.--Tennis Channel 8 a.m.    Golf: Wales Open third round (in Newport).--Golf 8:30 a.m.    Motorsports: Raceline (t.).--MASN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (t.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--...