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  • Jewish father who took out ad seeking a wife for his son postpones interviews of prospective brides

    June 27, 2016 | 10:31 am

    The Jewish father who took out a full-page ad in an Idaho newspaper seeking a wife for his 48-year-old son has postponed the interviews with prospective brides he scheduled at an Idaho resort.

    Arthur Brooks, 78, of Beverly Hills, California, decided to delay his interviews of...

  • Idaho Chabad center vandalized

    June 13, 2011 | 10:28 am

    The Chabad Jewish Center of Idaho in Boise was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.

    A spray-painted message discovered on the building on June 11 read “Zionism = Racism.”

    Boise Police Lt. Kent Lipple told the Idaho Statesman that the vandalism would be considered a hate crime since its message was specific to a particular religion.

    The Boise community has supported the Chabad center with phone calls, e-mails and visits, Chabad emissary Rabbi Mendel Lifshitz told the Idaho Statesman. Volunteers have offered to repaint the building’s wall.

  • Jews should oppose Senator Craig’s ouster

    By Daniel Hemel

    September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Long before Sen. Larry Craig pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, American Jewish groups harbored serious doubts about the Idaho Republican. In June 1990, when Craig, then a congressman, was running for an open Senate seat, the Jerusalem Post bemoaned his "miserable" record on...
  • Kids Page

    By Abby Gilad

    September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Josh Fields, 8, of Thousand Oaks, won the "My Amazing Summer" essay contest.

    He wins a gift certificate to the store of his choice.

    I went to Yellowstone National Park two days after school ended. It took two days to drive all the way to Yellowstone. We drove through beautiful...

  • Idaho Remembers Anne

    By Tom Tugend

    October 17, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Not long ago, the mention of Idaho conjured up images of neo-Nazis of the Aryan Nations goose-stepping at their forest redoubt in this Northwestern state.

    But now, Idaho will draw some more welcome attention as the home of the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial and Park, in the heart...