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Macaroons Sing for Jewish Kids

posted by Esther Kustanowitz

Guster and the Zambonis spawned The LeeVees, a band that played Hanukkah rock songs; then The LeeVees birthed The Macaroons, a band that plays Jewish rock for kids.

Watch Video: David Hyde Pierce on Alzheimer’s Disease

posted by dross

In this clip, ABC News Correspondent Father Edward Beck interviews actor David Hyde Pierce–best known as Dr. Niles Crane on “Frasier”–about his family’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease. To see more of this interview, visit ABC News.

‘Big Night’: My Thanksgiving DVD Pick of the Week

posted by Kris Rasmussen

“Big Night”, though not about Thanksgiving, is a great holiday movie choice.

Turn the Other Neck: ‘Twilight,’ Vampires and Christianity

posted by Paul O'Donnell

Last week Donna blogged about the new novel “Thirsty,” by Tracey Bateman, a Christian take on the vampire vogue spurred by the success of the Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer. Bateman’s vampire, like Meyer’s Edward, is a sympathetic fiend: a […]

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Polygamist Wife Escapes Terror of Cult Leader in Memoir, 'The Witness Wore Red'
The Witness Wore Red is a riveting, harrowing tale of Rebecca Musser, who fled a polygamist cult and their leader, Warren Jeffs. Raised in the Fundamentalist Church of the Latter Day Saints (FLDS), a sect of the Mormon Church, Musser shares the sexual and emotional abuse she suffered since childh

posted 5:49:47pm Jul. 11, 2014 | read full post »

There's a new champ in town!
Tim Howard is just the best, isn't he? I mean, he did an amazing job on the field, protecting our net with save after save, yes...but have you heard him speak? The USMNT World Cup goalkeeper started playing soccer at the age of 9 because his mother thought it would help manage his symptoms (Howard h

posted 9:57:27pm Jul. 07, 2014 | read full post »

Small Miracles Inspires the World
"Small Miracles" is a new series hosted by Judd Hirsch and Kathryn Kates that is centered around true inspirational stories. The series is based on the best-seller books, Small Miracles, by Yitta Halberstam and Judith Leventhal. Each episode, Hirsch and Kates will guide viewers through an inspiri

posted 10:52:55am Jul. 07, 2014 | read full post »

Physician Explains Healthy Faith in New Book
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8b1qqy7i1w&feature=player_detailpage[/youtube] Author and physician Ronald Ragotzy's new book, Raising Abel, offers a biblical prescription for healthy faith. Ragotzy investigates some of the earliest stories in Genesis and splits them into four parts:

posted 4:21:47pm Jun. 26, 2014 | read full post »

United States Advances to Round of 16 in World Cup
Despite a 1-0 loss to Germany, the United States Men's National Team has advanced to the Round of 16 in the 2014 World Cup. Expectations for the team this year were relatively low, especially given its placement in the "Group of Death," Group G. Many fans also reacted negatively to head coach Jurge

posted 2:12:24pm Jun. 26, 2014 | read full post »


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