In "The Roses Underneath," a confident first novel by C.F. Yetmen, the details of one German female's wily life skills are forefront against the backdrop of the Allies cataloguing fine art stolen, sold and hidden during the Holocaust.
Anna struggles to salvage a life for herself...
The best Herman Wouk story (almost) no one has read
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October 15, 2008 | 10:01 pmI wouldn't gamble with Israel's future. Why would you?
Most arguments in favor of Sen. John McCain and his approach to Israel rest on his greater experience and knowledge. Yet, put simply, McCain is a gambler -- in practice, in personality and in judgment.
No supporter of Israel...
October 9, 2008 | 11:05 pmIt is highly unusual for me to be speaking out politically.
I have worked for Republican and Democratic presidents alike. I was a political appointee during the Reagan administration, serving on the National Security Council staff in the White House. I held a senior position in the...
September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Truth About France
I have been reading for quite some time now the articles published in various papers (such as the Russian weekly, Panorama) by Richard Chesnoff about France and Europe.
The recent presentation of his new book about French-American relations in The Jewish Journal...
October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm
This week's Israel Christian Nexus gathering at Stephen S. Wise Temple was intended to rally support for Israel. Its advertised list of speakers included John Fishel, president of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, and a fair number of prominent local rabbis.
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"Anybody who supports Israel will be my friend, even though they may be Christian fundamentalists." -- Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin of Stephen S. Wise Temple in Bel Air
As Israel enters the third year of the Al-Aksa Intifada, L.A. Jews are reaching out to pro-Israel Christians to express...
October 29, 1998 | 7:00 pmAllies or adversaries? That is the question confronting Jewish and Latino political leaders as they assess the current and future relations of their communities.
Some legislators, such as Assemblyman Robert Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, disagree that Jews and Latinos are at cross purposes...