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  • Rep. Ackerman introduces Shalit resolution

    June 22, 2011 | 3:17 pm

    U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.) introduced a resolution calling for the immediate and unconditional release of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.

    Tuesday’s resolution is Ackerman’s third calling for Shalit’s release. He introduced similar measures in March 2007 and June 2010...

  • Taking ‘Flowers’ to Juvie

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    November 16, 2010 | 11:01 pm

    Richard is 18, has four kids under the age of 3 and is doing time at Camp David Gonzales in Malibu for probation violations after being indicted for assault with a deadly weapon.

    Today, he and eight other guys from Camp Gonzales are talking about feelings.

    The young men, most of...

  • South Africa Jewish umbrella, NY’s Ackerman slam pressure on Goldstone

    April 15, 2010 | 10:17 pm

    The South African Jewish umbrella body and a top U.S. Jewish lawmaker slammed the South African Jews who pressured Richard Goldstone into not attending his grandson’s bar mitzvah.

    Following negotiations between the South African Zionist Federation and the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol in...

  • Farewell Forrey

    By Adam Wills

    December 5, 2008 | 8:20 pm

    He was the sci-fi fan to beat all sci-fi fans. In fact he coined the term “sci-fi,” in addition to discovering Ray Bradbury. 

    I was hard at work this afternoon when I got a text-message that Forrest J. Ackerman had died on Thursday. As a fellow LASFS member it’s sad to lose one of...