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  • For LGBT seniors, affordable housing is scarce and often unwelcoming

    For LGBT seniors, affordable housing is scarce and often unwelcoming
    The walls of Alice Herman's home are covered in photographs.
  • Reliving the Seder story, in old ways and new

    Reliving the Seder story, in old ways and new
    A votive in a glass holder, etched with the Star of David and the words "In memory," sits on the granite table. "We will remember the terrible tragedy," Ron Wolfson says, referring to the previous day's shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas....

    Hawaii's Kona Coast beckons with a growing food scene to savor

     Hawaii's Kona Coast beckons with a growing food scene to savor
    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — "Don't dip your head into the dark chocolate," a male voice behind me said. Dark melted chocolate swirled in 2-foot-wide pots, filling the air with the scent of cocoa as our group toured the Original Hawaiian Chocolate...

    Mikhail Baryshnikov makes a 'Case' for restless creativity

    Mikhail Baryshnikov makes a 'Case' for restless creativity
    NEW YORK — Mikhail Baryshnikov's earliest experience in the theater began when he was a child of just 4 or 5 in present-day Latvia, then a part of the Soviet Union. His mother, a Russian speaker unfamiliar with the local tongue, would drag along her...

    Paucity of whitefish mars Passover meals

    Paucity of whitefish mars Passover meals
    In balmy Southern California this week, the polar vortex is putting a chill on Simon Baitler's Passover meals. On Monday night, 21 people dined at his Santa Monica house to celebrate the Jewish holiday. Another 10 were scheduled to be there Tuesday...