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Teen Has An Eye for The Storm

By Hindi Diamond

Most 4 year olds want to be firemen or policemen when they grow up. But by the time Florida’s Zach Gruskin turned 4, he already had other plans: He wanted to study hurricanes.Read More


An Old Warsaw Paper In the News Again

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A chance meeting at Village Shalom in Kansas between volunteer teacher Bob Becker and Yadviga Finkelstein, a 93-year-old student, sparked the beginning of a monumental project.Read More


‘Adele’ Gets Her Close-up

By Hindi Diamond

Maria Altmann has had some year. On January 15 — one month before her 90th birthday — a Viennese court ordered the Republic of Austria to give up all claims to five Gustav Klimt paintings and return them to their rightful owner, Altmann and her family, who are based in Los Angeles. Then, Altmann — whose aunt, Adele Bloch-Bauer, was theRead More


Crossing From Delancey to Boca Raton

By Hindi Diamond

Susan Sandler, screenwriter of the 1988 romantic comedy “Crossing Delancey,” scored a double hit last month when her latest project, a play titled “Under the Bed,” enjoyed its world premiere in Boca Raton, Fla. Not only did the show garner an enthusiastic response from the audience, but the playwright’s father, Morris, himself a BocaRead More


Hitler Goes on Trial in Boca

By Hindi Diamond

‘The False Witness,” a Chabad-sponsored play that puts Adolf Hitler on trial for crimes against humanity, enjoyed a two-day run in Boca Raton, Fla., this past weekend.Part courtroom drama and part history lesson, the interactive performance — in which the audience is sworn in as the jury — brings a virtual who’s whoRead More






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