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Community Briefs

December 25, 2003 | 7:00 pm

Rose Parade Proselytizing

Two rival teams will square off in Pasadena on New Year's Day. No, not USC vs. Michigan. Get ready for the ultimate grudge match: Jews for Judaism vs. Jews for... read full article

  • World Briefs

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Vandals Burn Survivor's Chanukah Banner

    Chabad of the Conejo installed a 6-foot menorah on the front lawn of Victoria Monina's North Ranch home on Dec. 16, after vandals burnt a Chanukah banner that she hung over her garage.

    Monina told The Journal that she hung the banner...

  • Community Briefs

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Wiesenthal Delegation Asks Pope to Condemn Terror

    In a 40-minute private audience Monday, Dec. 1 with Pope John Paul II, a Simon Wiesenthal Center delegation appealed to the pontiff to condemn suicide bombings and international terrorism as "crimes against God and crimes...

  • Wanted: Homes for Jewish Foster Children

    By Gaby Wenig

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It was two years ago that Yocheved Rosenthal of Hancock Park heard that a family of young Orthodox children had been placed in a non-Jewish, Spanish-speaking foster home.

    The children, who had been placed with the family because the situation in their own home was abusive, were...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Bush Suspends Embassy Move

    President Bush again suspended moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Invoking a waiver that cites national security reasons, Bush again resisted complying with the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995, which mandated that the U.S. Embassy be moved...

  • Community Briefs

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    UCLA Organizes Officials to Revive 'Road Map'

    A detailed new plan to breathe life into the Bush administration's road map and restore a cease-fire has been proposed by prominent Israelis and Palestinians and is now circulating among U.S. officials.

    The Jerusalem Post reported Friday...

  • In 2003, We Are STRONG

    By Michael Berenbaum

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Item 1: I received a call the other day from a journalist employed by a respected Jewish magazine working on a story titled, "Is a Second Holocaust Brewing?"

    Item 2: Arthur Cohn, a well-respected and talented filmmaker repeated in The Jewish Journal and The Forward the canard first...

  • World Briefs

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Settlement in Reburying Case

    The largest funeral company in the United States settled a class-action lawsuit brought by Jewish families in Florida. Service Corporation International agreed to pay $100 million to Jewish families in Broward County in a lawsuit that included...

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