Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
On Monday, members of the Jewish community participated in a rally on the Purdue University Calumet campus to raise awareness of the countless missiles being launched by terrorists harbored by the Hamas government in Gaza.
Peace is the state of mutual harmony between people or groups. Is this idea or concept really achievable, or is it a dream or fantasy? Theoretically, it is a word we all understand, but is it an idea that we want to bring to fruition? In the liturgy of world religions, peace is a core and pi…
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, has received the "Friend of Israel" award from the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana and the Israel Bonds Committee.
"Judaism is a complicated belief. It is a combination of religious and societal. It calls for improvement of the world and helping your fellow man."
Apparently Purdue University Calumet professor Maurice Eisenstein can dish it out but can't take it.
Dance lovers will get a dynamic taste of international dance in the region next week.
A Purdue University Calumet professor who recently was cleared of harassment charges by the university is objecting to a student newspaper cartoon he called anti-Semitic.
For Jews around the world, preparations are being made as we approach one of the most solemn periods in the Jewish calendar. Rosh Hashana — the Jewish New Year — is not a time when we revel and celebrate, like we all do Jan. 1. It is, however, a time of reflection, introspection and growth.
As Americans, many of us take our freedoms for granted. Freedom should be an inalienable right for everyone who lives in our world, but what should be is not always the case. We are surrounded by injustices, but the only way to bring about change is if each us takes the initiative to speak out.
It is hard to imagine we are in a new decade. We can only hope and pray the next 10 years will bring more joy and happiness to our world than the last.
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