Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
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David Pine seemed barely able to stay awake, at times resting his eyes or laying his head on his parents' kitchen table while his mother kept urging him to wake up. But his utter exhaustion can be forgiven; it's been a whirlwind summer for the 12-year-old from Newtown. After all, his Council Rock-Newtown baseball squad just returned on Aug. 25...
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Zara Myers, JE Features
Though not too great a flame burns from the candles on a five-year cake, the birthday still remains significant in and of itself. The Jewish Relief Agency, a project of Lubavitch House, this month celebrates half a decade of providing food to low-income families in the local Jewish community. The group will mark the occasion through a large charity effort...
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For the second time in its 58-year history, Post 575 of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America has honored a former soldier by latching his name to the group. When it formed back in 1947, the post was named after Lt. Milton Kelkey, a Philadelphian who was killed in battle during World War II. In April,...
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The right-hand turn onto Pratt Street at Baltimore's Inner Harbor is one of the more stressful obstacles for the lunch-hour driver desperately looking for parking. A series of stoplights and a slew of merging cars can quickly result in rising blood-pressure rates. Perhaps that's why on Aug. 26, a group of Christians with broad, almost plastic-looking smiles, staked out positions...
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Clad in an olive-green prison uniform and noticeably thinner than the last time she appeared before Judge Anita Brody, 74-year-old Betty Shusterman needed the help of a walker to inch her way across the federal courtroom she'd navigated so many times before. Eventually, she sat at the same defendant's table that she occupied during her four-week trial nearly two years...
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