This year, more than 1,000 Los Angeles families in need received food from organizations that provide assistance specifically for Passover.
The Palestinian Authority foreign minister denied plans to seek statehood status in 16 United Nations-affiliated groups.
The report shows that American intelligence agencies received signals that Al Qaeda was looking to attack Israel or U.S. Jewish sites in the months before the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
It also shows that several of the hijackers, as well as Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, were motivated in part by hatred of Israel and anger over the support it receives from the United States.
Last February, the head of the Mossad lost his cell phone. He left it in his car -- that's right, the head of Israel's renowned top secret spy agency left his cell phone in his car. When he returned, he found someone had bashed his windows and stolen it. On it were the numbers of, well, everyone on whom Israel's security and defense relies.
Life isn't so easy for Genia Cohen. The 68-year-old widow lives in a low-income apartment in Hollywood. She finds it difficult to get together with her sister, her only living relative in the area, who's also suffering from the aches and pains of age.
For Jewish community-affiliated agencies that receive money from the state, the last two months of past-deadline legislative wrangling over the budget has been a nail-biting time, with some organizations awaiting word on half or more of their annual funding.
The stench in New York after Sept. 11 reminded Julia Millman of Europe.
When Uri Tauber went to a party as a young man, before checking out the availability of girls or drinks, he would first compute in his mind how much dynamite it would take to blow up the place.
The following is a partial list of Jewish organizations, schools and synagogues in Valley cities with already developed, and growing, Jewish communities.