Rabbi Sergio Bergman won a seat in the Argentina National Congress and will be the first rabbi to serve as a national lawmaker in the country. ABuenos Aires City lawmaker from the center-right PRO party, he garnered 34.5 percent of the vote to narrowly edge Elisa Carrio of the center-left UNEN party.
Paul Reichmann, a member of the European-born family of Reichmann brothers who settled in Canada after World War II and became successful real estate developers and philanthropists, died in Toronto on Oct. 25 at 83. His family did not disclose the cause of death.
Actor Lisa Kudrow's relatives lost in the Holocaust, her own experiences with anti-Semitism, and her decision to get a nose job were among the topics she discussed in a lengthy interview with the Saturday Evening Post.
Kudrow is best known for her role on "Friends" as Phoebe Buffay, as well as comedic film roles such as "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" and her Internet series, "Web Therapy," recently seen on Showtime. But there was...