May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm
Jews Join Protests Against Israel’s Gaza Actions
Rabbis for Obama seen as a first in American politics; Michelle Obama’s rabbi cousin signs up
Being an African American candidate is different
A night of anger and reflection
Israel forced to rethink ‘unconstitutional’ African expulsion plan
East meets West for UC Grad at Asian Chabads
Biggest takeaway from 2014 Israel Index is support for freedom
Poem: Yom Kippur
Moving and shaking: Tour de Summer Camps, Woman to Woman Conference and more
Hope and help for the homeless at LAFH
The danger of gossip
May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pmIsrael at 60 faces three major challenges: identity, technology and politics. The future Israel will have to strive and struggle to maintain a credible role as the cultural and spiritual center of Jewish peoplehood. Demography will continue to play a fundamental role here, but the...
May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pmPeople who take their Holocaust seriously have to take other people's holocausts seriously.
You can run tacky, self-aggrandizing advertisements in the Los Angeles Times for your Holocaust memorial ceremonies -- ads that feature the faces of donors and dignitaries, as if we're...
March 14, 2008 | 11:47 pm
Interview with Jimmy Delshad, former Mayor of Beverly Hills
From Karmel Melamed’s Iranian American Jews blog.
September 20, 2007 | 8:00 pm
September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pmWhen presidential candidates compete in an election with an open seat in the White House, they are prisoners of events. The White House controls the agenda, and the candidates must adapt.
Vice President Richard Nixon was badly hurt by President Dwight D. Eisenhower's refusal to...
September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pmI came to America 30 years ago last month. I arrived in Los Angeles the night Elvis died. I was 16 years old, fresh out of a Swiss boarding school, about to start my first year of college. This was two years before the Islamic Revolution, yet I had left Iran willingly and without...
September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm