At first glance, Jews might appear to be enjoying a renaissance of political influence in Los Angeles. Eric Garcetti is the first elected Jewish mayor and the two other citywide elected officials — City Attorney Mike Feuer and City Controller Ron Galperin — are Jewish, too. So are...
Jewish Federations establishes fund for Ukrainian Jews
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U.K.’s top veterinarian suggests ban on ritual slaughter
Fringe Lev Tahor sect must surrender children, Canadian court rules
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Aboard the S.S. Jewlicious
Netanyahu’s parting remark to LA: ‘Cannot be tolerant to the intolerant’
Israeli scientists shoot for the moon with dishwasher-sized spacecraft
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An African American students group took out ads in college newspapers blasting “Israel Apartheid week” organizers for abusing the term.
In a full page entitled “words matter” and appearing in the newspapers on April 7, Vanguard Leadership Group accuses Students for Justice in...
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A society dedicated to the preservation of Jewish music is releasing an album of African-American renditions of Jewish songs.
The New York-based Idelsohn Society for Musical Preservation is releasing “Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations” on Sept. 14....
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May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pmThe other day I was speaking to an engaging young Chasidic student who impressed me with his erudition in Jewish and secular studies.
I was engrossed in the conversation, gaining more and more respect for him, when he suddenly said, "Where I grew up, we lived in a tough...
May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pmBarack Obama's presidential candidacy is providing a crash course on race in America.
Black candidates tread a different road than white candidates, especially when they are the first black candidates to seriously contend for an executive office, such as mayor, senator, governor and...
May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pmA highly charged controversy between two self-described "passionate" advocates, one African American, the other Jewish, appears to have ended on Thursday (May 1), with pledges of mutual friendship and future cooperation.
Following a closed-door, three hour meeting the two principals...
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The photo shows an African American woman on the picket line with striking supermarket workers, a portable microphone in one hand and the other holding a placard proclaiming in large letters, "Jewish Labor Committee."
The woman is Cookie Lommel, and she is the new executive director...
July 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm
A recent report in The New York Times captured almost perfectly the thorny questions that stand at the center of relations between the American Jewish community and Israel. Should one be permitted to criticize the government of a foreign country with which one feels a deep affinity,...
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Eden Memorial Park settles lawsuit in $80.5 million deal
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UCLA student council rejects Israel divestment resolution
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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks spends a weekend in L.A. envisioning the Jewish future
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Obama warns Russia against intervention in Ukraine
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German WW II film shows war is hell — win or lose
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Oscars Ballot 2014
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