February 10, 2009 | 5:42 pm
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What is really happening in the Middle East part III: Double Standard
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February 4, 2009 | 6:29 pm
February 2, 2009 | 8:23 pm
Heshmat Elyasian, nearly 103 years old, at Los Angeles International Airport, where she arrived with her son and his family. An Iranian-Jewish client of HIAS, the international migration agency, Heshmat is the oldest refugee in HIAS records, which date back to 1909, and may be the oldest ever to arrive in the United States. (HIAS)
February 2, 2009 | 4:07 pm
Rabbi Haskell Lookstein received a standing ovation for his sermon a few weeks ago, when he explained to his congregation why his decision to participate in the National Prayer Service following Barack Obama’s inauguration was the right thing to do as an Orthodox rabbi – contrary... read on
February 1, 2009 | 5:28 pm
The Spanish language report below provides breaking news on the Caracas synagogue attack. According to the report, 15 unknown men broke into the main Caracas shul on Friday night, Jan. 31. They spent 5 hours there, muzzled 2 guards, destroyed the offices and the areas where Torahs... read on
January 28, 2009 | 7:39 pm
January 28, 2009 | 3:39 pm
Who do you think should replace John Fishel?
The president and CEO of the Jewish Federation holds one of the most powerful and important roles in the Jewish community. The Federation president oversees the largest budget and staff of any Los Angeles Jewish institution and has the... read on
January 4, 2009 | 3:51 am
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