Stories tagged: Judaism
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016
Leah Grisafi: I shunned my upbringing and Jewish faith, until literature opened my eyes
As a child, I didn’t notice that I was raised in an unorthodox setting. I was given love, affection and attention; I never went hungry and always had clean clothes …
SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016, 3:54 P.M.
In what could be a first for North Idaho, Jewish community seder held in Coeur d’Alene
A Jewish seder was held Friday in Coeur d’Alene. The ancient story of suffering and deliverance resonated with participants, some of whom recalled North Idaho’s past as a center for …
MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014, 10:44 A.M.
Authorities say hate motivated Kansas shooting
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Prosecutors have enough evidence to pursue hate-crime charges in the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community center and retirement complex near Kansas …
SATURDAY, DEC. 8, 2012, 9:48 P.M.
Hanukkah festivities begin with candle lighting
JERUSALEM (AP) — Jews around the world ushered in the eight-day Hanukkah festival Saturday evening, lighting the first candles of ceremonial lamps that symbolize triumph over oppression. In Israel, families …
TUESDAY, DEC. 4, 2012, 3:33 P.M.
NYC synagogue bomb plot suspect pleads guilty
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man pleaded guilty Tuesday to rare state-level charges that he plotted to blow up city synagogues, saying he had wanted to “send a …
THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2012, 1:15 P.M.
NYC, rabbis clash over circumcision ritual
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of rabbis is clashing with New York City health officials over the safety of an ancient circumcision ritual. Three rabbis and three Jewish groups …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2012, 7:07 P.M.
NYC man gets 40 years to life for dismembering boy
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City hardware store clerk who pleaded guilty to kidnapping, killing and dismembering a lost little boy was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years to …
TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2010
With Passover meal, Jews celebrate freedom
Congregations from throughout the Inland Northwest join Jews around the world this week in the annual celebration of freedom known as Passover. About 60 people were preparing Monday to participate …