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World NowJERUSALEM -- Israel fired warning shots into Syria on Sunday after an apparently errant mortar shell struck an Israeli military post in the Golan Heights, the latest example of regional spillover from Syria’s civil unrest. The Syrian mortar caused...
WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, Qusair fell to the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria. Qusair is a strategic town that connects Damascus with Assad's Alawite heartland on the Mediterranean, with its ports and Russian naval base. It's a major strategic shift....
A United Nations mission that has patrolled a zone of separation between Israel and Syria for four decades is at risk of becoming the latest casualty in the grinding bloodbath between Syrian President Bashar Assad's military and the rebels fighting to...
Dance Now Miami choreographer and founder Hannah Baumgarten leads her modern dance troupe in creating several new works over the next few weeks. On May 31, Dance Now Miami will salute Miami Beach Mayor Matti Bower at a fund raising event at Miami Beach...
ReutersBy Michael Shields VIENNA, May 21 (Reuters) - Austria may pull its peacekeeping troops from the Golan Heights, evacuating the U.N. buffer zone, its defence minister warned on Tuesday, as Syria and Israel exchanged fire across a long dormant frontline now...
I'm a little confused. What was all that hoopla about Shavuot? What's such a big deal about this holiday that didn't even warrant an entire chapter in my 1973 Jewish Holiday book? Yet when I went to the gym on Wednesday afternoon and saw more crowds...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Shavuot, Judaism, Passover, Matzoh
JERUSALEM — Fears about a possible escalation of violence between Israel and Syria grew Sunday amid renewed Israeli threats to destroy Syrian weapons caches and Syria's warnings of retaliation. After decades of relative calm along the two nations&...
The story told by Janet Tobias' documentary "No Place on Earth" is enough to transcend the film's limitations. With human drama like this, it sounds almost absurd to get hung up on artistic choices and filmmaking technique. Almost. In 1993, a New Yorker...
The Nixon Presidential Library and Museum opened a new exhibit in Yorba Linda and online Feb. 15, "Patriot, President, Peacemaker." It covers Richard Nixon's entire life, like the permanent installation there, and claims to present "a fuller picture" than...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Politics, Libraries, Museums, White House
Because I don’t have a seat on our town’s Board of Education and I’ve never spent hours trying to decipher school budgets I feel kind of funny asking this, but … Why is our school calendar such a mess? This summer will be the...
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: Religion and Belief, Judaism, Israel, United Kingdom, France
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Feb 14, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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