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Backstreet’s Back

June 9, 2014 | 1:24 pm

Backstreet Boys circa 1999 at the 41st annual Grammy Awards. Photo via Shutterstock.com

Attention all 90s boy band fans! The Backstreet Boys will be performing for 3 nights in Ra'Anana, Israel at the Ra'Anana Amphitheatre on July 29-31.

Time to dust off your Tiger Beat posters of Nick Carter. Backstreet's Back ya'll!

  • On Being Jewish, Perhaps

    by Mariano Zaro, Zocalo Public Square

    June 9, 2014 | 11:20 am

    The staircase is L-shaped

    with a huge cactus in the corner.

    Be careful with that,

    my mother says every time

    we go to visit my aunt Pepa.

    Today we are there

    because her son has died.


    Her son was away, in college.

    He wanted to be a lawyer but

    liked music most of... read on

  • How to Find the Best Real Estate for Your Business

    by Harry Roberts

    June 6, 2014 | 2:23 pm

    The right location is key to the success of your business, especially if you are going to be selling products or services directly to consumers. Being in the right place will ensure people see your business and know that you exist. This alone can generate a lot of walk-in business... read on

  • Jonah Hill: Another star, another slur

    June 3, 2014 | 11:32 am

    Over the weekend, "22 Jump Street" star, Jonah Hill, erupted at a paparazzo who'd been following him and a friend throughout the day.

    After allegedly being teased about his shorts by the papaparazzo, Hill directed  a homophobic slur at him--which was caught on video by TMZ.

    Today, Hill made an appearance on Howard Stern's radio show to apologize.  

    This is not the first time Hill has lost his temper at a member of the media.

  • Breathe easy: Tips for cleaner air at home

    by Harry Roberts

    June 2, 2014 | 9:49 am

    Here is an interesting statistic for anyone who worries about the air pollution in their city. Many people spend as much as 90% of their time in their home, where the air can be up to 5 times more polluted than outside.                 

    This means that when we start to think... read on

  • Pro-Israel Democratic candidates at odds with L.A.’s Democrats for Israel

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 29, 2014 | 6:28 am

    This entry has been updated since it was first posted. See below for updates. 

    In the race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman in the 33rd Congressional District, the Los Angeles chapter of Democrats for Israel (DFI-LA) gave its highest rating to State Sen. Ted Lieu. But with many of... read on

  • Stressed and Oppressed: 4 Reasons Humanity is Stuck in Neutral

    by Michelle Nichols

    May 27, 2014 | 9:30 am

    Social issues like racism are far too easy to dismiss when they aren't apparent in everyday life. Many Americans are unaware that anti-Semitism exists today in America because it seems like a European problem. That's not the case, though. Anti-Semitic attitudes still exist... read on

  • How Much Will a New Boiler Cost You?

    by Harry Roberts

    May 27, 2014 | 9:26 am

    Buying a new boiler is a fairly big step for any family. One the positive side, it is a great move towards having a more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly home. 

    However, maybe you will worry that the cost of doing this outweighs the benefits. It is certainly an... read on

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