This Day, August 26, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin
Cleveland Jewish News (blog)
1071: The Seljuk Turks defeat the Byzantine Army at the Battle of Manzikert. This battle took place during the successful conquest of Palestine, or as what the Christians called the Holy Land which lasted until 1080. This left the Muslim Turks in ...
Book review: 'The Miniaturist' by Jessie Burton
New York Daily News
Otto is a social liability in rabidly homogenous Amsterdam, but Johannes' sexual proclivities put the family at a huge risk of criminal prosecution. The city is in the throes of Calvinist reform, its burgomasters salivating at the prospect of sinners ...
Sweeney Todd at The Carnegie in Covington ends Saturday. (Photo: Provided )
A wrongfully imprisoned barber returns to 19th century London seeking blood from the men who destroyed his family. Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, The Carnegie, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington. Otto M. Budig Theatre. $21-$28.
So What Will You Do, Mr. President?
Wall Street Journal
President Obama on Wednesday condemned the made-for-YouTube murder of American James Foley with as much passion as we've seen from the cool Commander in Chief. He said that Foley's killers in the jihadist Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, ...