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  • How Matisyahu became a Hasidic humanist — in his own words

    January 14, 2016 | 3:31 pm

    Matisyahu’s personal and religious journey — from non-religious stoner teen to Hasidic reggae rocker to non-Orthodox Jewish symbol — has been tracked closely in the media.

    On Friday night, the Jewish reggae star sat down to tell his story in his own words, no holds barred. He...

  • Local girl battles cancer, fire and Miami Marathon

    February 12, 2014 | 4:40 pm

    She may only be 10 years old, but Sienna Wolfe’s narrow escape from a bunkhouse fire during sleep-away camp last summer wasn’t the first time she’s eluded death: The Beverly Hills girl is also a cancer survivor.

    Diagnosed when she was 6 with fibromyxoid sarcoma, a soft-tissue...