2010 is a performance year for Bavarian town that stages Passion play every 10 years MUNICH - Talk about an expensive medical bill. In 1633, the Bavarian town of Oberammergau fell ill with the plague, and residents are still paying the costs of being healed. In the midst of the Thirty Years' War, the Black Death swept across Europe. 02/26/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
2010 is a performance year for Bavarian town that stages Passion play every 10 years MUNICH (MCT) -- Talk about an expensive medical bill. In 1633, in the midst of the Thirty Years' War, the Black Death swept across Europe. As the plague moved into Bavaria, the residents of Oberammergau made a pact with God: Spare us, and we'll put on the ... 02/24/2010 - 11:48 am | View Link
2010 Is A Performance Year For Bavarian Town That Stages Passion Play Every 10 Years In 1633, the Bavarian town of Oberammergau fell ill with the ... and we'll put on the Passion play once a decade. The first performance was in 1634, and this year marks the 41st plague-free production. "My gosh, it's powerful. It was an enormously moving ... 02/7/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
Passion Play The Passion Play is a dramatic presentation depicting the Passion of Jesus Christ: his trial, suffering and death. It is a traditional part of Lent in several ... 09/18/2014 - 12:45 pm | View Website
Bavaria Oberammergau Passion Play 2010 2020 This small Bavarian community, with 5,300 inhabitants located within the Ammergau Alps, owes its world-famous reputation to the impressive Passion Plays that have ... 09/17/2014 - 6:01 pm | View Website
Theatre Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a ... 09/17/2014 - 4:28 pm | View Website
London Theatre News, Reviews, Interviews and more ... Read the latest in West End and London theatre news, reviews and more. Find premiere photos, celebrity gossip and interviews. 09/16/2014 - 12:26 pm | View Website
Germany with Kids: The Passion Play and Painted Houses in ... Those painted houses are so charming. I love the way that even the windows have decorations painted around their frames. If I ever head to this town, I’ll have to ... 09/15/2014 - 11:40 pm | View Website
The U. S. Senate approved President Barack Obama's plan for training and arming moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State militants on Thursday, a major part of his military campaign to "degrade and destroy" the radical group.
The Senate approved President Obama’s plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels Thursday, giving final congressional approval to the strategy and capping a brief debate that sets the stage for broader discussions after the midterm elections over how to counter the growing threat of the Islamic State organization. Read full article >>
The FBI on Thursday added the name of the suspect in last week's ambush of two Pennsylvania troopers to its list of the 10 most wanted fugitives, almost a week after a manhunt began for the person who killed one officer and wounded another.
Some years ago, I was seated at dinner next to a British law professor, whom my husband, also a law professor, had invited to a conference that he’d organized. The conversation soon turned, as conversation often does among professional intellectuals, to Israel, specifically to the then-recent conflict between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian fighters in the West Bank town of Jenin, which my dinner partner (and much of the European press) referred to as the “massacre of Jenin.”
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In the two days since the Washington Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles nailed spots in the playoffs, hardcore Nats fan Lisa Goldstein has been poring over a Talmudic and logistical issue: How is she going to deal with the first playoff games falling on Yom Kippur, the holiest 24 hours on the Jewish calendar?