| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:52 PM
The story of Skokie and the way it rallied a community, a region and a state to stand up to the racism of neo-Nazism is told once again in a new documentary that takes a fresh look at old wounds.
Last week, the film, “Skokie: Invaded But Not...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Among the 1,100 Jews saved from the Nazis by German industrialist Oskar Schindler was an emaciated 13-year-old boy named Leon Leyson, who had to stand on a box to reach the machinery in the Krakow factory where Schindler sheltered him and his family....
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Although Naples offers plenty of beaches and outdoor adventures, for those wishing to spend a quiet day exploring the cultural aspects of the city there are plenty of stops to make. From museums to local hotspots, the city offers something for every...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
To me, a kid growing up in the 1960s and '70s, Skokie seemed like any other suburb, its tidy houses sitting on impeccably manicured lawns.
Sure, on Friday nights and Saturday mornings you'd sometimes see Hasidic Jews strolling to and from synagogue....
| Dec 29, 2012
| 1:14 PM
The year 2012 begins in splendid fashion in Washington County, as thousands of people line up to sign a petition that would make this our Best Year Ever. The only caveat is that this proposition would have to be approved by Maryland voters, although...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Predicting events can be a dangerous game. That's because some people simply project wishful thinking, allowing their personal biases to obscure reality. We see it repeatedly during election season. The key to making accurate predictions is absolute...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Quentin Tarantino has come under fire for the use of the N-word in his new film “Django Unchained,” which is also probably one of the best films ever made about American slavery.
Comedian Katt Williams threatened to punch Tarantino. Spike...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Just after Christmas comes the Feast of the Holy Innocents. It commemorates the first Christian martyrs, the children who died in Bethlehem when jealous Herod ordered their slaughter to keep one of them — nobody knew which one — from...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 11:29 AM
On Saturday, Dec. 15, the day The Morning Call first provided front-page coverage of a stunning tragedy in Connecticut, an advertisement appeared on page 9.
The full-page ad was placed by the Army & Navy store in Whitehall Township, and near the bottom...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Stephen Colbert proposes a novel solution to the controversy the Mormon Church's posthumous baptism of Jewish Holocaust victims....
| Feb 28, 2012
| 9:40 PM
A new, controversial French law meant to punish deniers of 1915 mass killings of Armenians was thrown out by the country’s Constitutional Council on Tuesday, but President Nicolas Sarkozy said a new version would be drafted for approval....
| Jan 11, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Rabbi Israel S. Dresner was gripped with fear when an angry mob surrounded the house where he'd gone to meet the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
It was 1962, and Dresner was with King in Albany, Ga., to organize and demonstrate against civil rights abuses...