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  • 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.
  • Alex Beam's 'American Crucifixion' takes on early Mormon history

    Alex Beam's 'American Crucifixion' takes on early Mormon history
    It didn't last long, but for a short time in the 1840s the Mississippi River town of Nauvoo was the largest city in Illinois. While most municipalities thrived on trade, Nauvoo's propelling force was something much less tangible: faith. And that would...

    Jaden Smith to star in film of James McBride's 'The Good Lord Bird'

    Jaden Smith to star in film of James McBride's 'The Good Lord Bird'
    Jaden Smith will play Little Onion, the young slave who joins John Brown's team of abolitionists in a film adaptation of James McBride's "The Good Lord Bird," Deadline reports. The satirical take on a serious era in America's history won McBride the...

    Letters to Travel: Brazil and slavery

    Vincent Bevins wrote that, "São Paulo was built by immigrants from Italy, Japan, Portugal and Lebanon, among others..." ["Culture by Day, Partying by Night," March 30]. That is quite an interesting tidbit about the place that received the majority of...

    Seeing Charleston, S.C., in a new light

    Seeing Charleston, S.C., in a new light
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — When the email proposing a business meeting in Charleston popped up, it took all of three seconds to say yes. I'd never been to South Carolina, but I've read glowing dispatches from friends and colleagues for years. Southern...