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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsIt's unimaginable that any Florida governmental agency would schedule an important meeting for 5:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. In South Florida, where there's a sizable Jewish population, it should be just as unimaginable to hold big budget hearings at...
Spin CycleMayor Bloomberg, before a Jewish audience in Florida, denounces a "whisper campaign" against Obama in the Jewish community linking him to Islam, saying he's soft on Israel issues: ???Let???s call those rumors what they are: lies.??? And this: ???Israel......
Tags: John McCain, Google Inc., eBay Inc., George W. Bush
The Business of Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsMy mother still gets emotional when she remembers how Sandy Koufax chose not to pitch the first game of the World Series in 1965 because it fell on Yom Kippur. An old friend gave me a baseball with a photo......
Dining@LargeI've been thinking about what to do for Rosh Hashanah on the blog. I'm not sure I could write something with any authority, being the great-granddaughter of an Episcopalian bishop of Tennessee although not much of a church-goer myself. But......
Tags: Rosh Hashanah, Alcoholic Beverages, Texas, Judaism, Oregon
The Swampby James Oliphant Vice President Joe Biden's extended interview with Charlie Rose appears tonight on PBS. As a service, you'll find a transcript of the exchange, in which the vice president addresses the Obama administration's response to the Gulf oil.......
Tags: Terrorism, Hurricanes, Petroleum Industry, Voting, Government
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsNow that annual property tax notices have started arriving in Broward homeowners' mailboxes, I've started hearing the usual annual riddle: How come my home's value keeps sinking but my proposed tax bill is going up? The simple answer: Tax rates......
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...
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...
Prediction: I will one day be decapiated by a small woman (probably my own wife) with a giant carry-on who, in trying to stuff a ridiculously oversized piece of furniture into an overhead Delta bin, drops it on my noggin as I sit in my aisle seat,...
As historical figures go, Sally Priesand is one of the unassuming ones. Forty years ago, she made her mark as the first woman in the world ordained as a rabbi by a seminary, and as the first female rabbi in America. But talk of these accomplishments is...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Allentown, Judaism, Macungie, Holidays
I attended a lovely Bat Mitzvah service this past Saturday, which is always a momentous occasion, but particularly so in our small synagogue. The Bat Mitzvah girl read one of my favorite readings from the new Reform prayer book Mishkan T'filah, "Why Am...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Torah, Judaism, Passover, Holidays
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