House rejects stopgap security agency funding, partial shutdown looms
Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
LAUSD board race a study in polarization
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
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Q&A with Jorma Kaukonen on Jefferson Airplane and Judaism
April 20, 2000 | 8:00 pmThe world has an odd habit, alert readers have noticed, of exploding in springtime, smack in the middle of the Season of our Liberation. Sometimes these explosions disrupt those carefully laid Passover plans in the most annoying way. At other times, Passover just gains new meaning....
December 2, 1999 | 7:00 pmHaving endured 10 years of oppression and the largest expulsion in Europe since the Holocaust, it is not uncommon to hear the Albanians of Kosovo draw parallels between themselves and Jews.
So it was little surprise to Greta Kacinari that Jews would be among those lending a hand in...
June 3, 1999 | 7:59 pmDuring my visit to a refugee camp in Macedonia with a group of 16 American Jews last week, a waif-like girl wearing a dusty black-and-red parka stood on her toes to peer into my notebook.
She was painfully thin, had big black eyes, short black hair and a huge smile. Instinctively, I...
May 20, 1999 | 8:00 pmOn May 3, filmmaker Daphna Edwards Ziman accompanied a delegation from United Jewish Communities on a humanitarian mission to help the Kosovar refugees. The group brought food and medical supplies to the refugees and airlifted mothers and children from the camps in Albania and...
April 22, 1999 | 8:00 pmSoaring above the sea of green and white canvas tents in the dusty, wind-swept Stenkovec refugee camp in Macedonia are a handful of Israeli flags. It is a jarring sight whose incongruity is compounded by the fact that just a stone's throw away are the Germans.
April 22, 1999 | 8:00 pm
With echoes of the Holocaust and pogroms haunting a collective conscience, the Jewish community in Los Angeles has mobilized forces to come to the aid of Kosovar refugees left homeless and hungry by Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic.
Schools, synagogues and organizations have moved...
April 1, 1999 | 7:00 pmIn other circumstances, there would be nothing unusual about busloads of Yugoslavs visiting the capital of their northern neighbor, Hungary.
But with NATO's daily assault on Kosovo and other locations throughout Yugoslavia, these are no ordinary "tourists." Roughly 200 Yugoslav Jews...