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  • Stages of grief in the search for a permanent peace

    3 days ago

    Prophecy and predictions of apocalypse are staples of life in Jerusalem. The current outbreak of violence, against the backdrop of biblical landscapes and sacred sites, lends itself to both. Under circumstances like these, it is wise to recall the words of a biblical prophet who...

  • Seeing Humanity Through Two Bags Of Moldy Cheese

    By Peter Himmelman

    July 10, 2012 | 6:00 pm

    The Ethics of Our Fathers, an ancient Jewish text, tells us there are four distinct types when it comes to anger:

    1. Slow to anger quick to pacify
    2. Quick to anger quick to pacify
    3. Slow to anger slow to pacify
    4. Quick to anger slow to pacify

    Can you see yourself? The...

  • Blogging Needs Decency and Regulations

    By Ilana Angel

    November 27, 2011 | 9:55 pm

    It has been an interesting week in the blogosphere.  I am reeling from what has been written both on my blog and on Twitter.  The level of hate and bad behavior that has been caused is quite remarkable.  I never would have imagined that I would be faced with such hate.

    As a Jewish...

  • Ladies of the View and Hasselbeck…

    By Julia Bendis

    February 19, 2011 | 1:31 pm

    Is it just me or is the show, ‘The View’ going down the hill?  The last couple of years it seems that the show has gotten a lot more hostile than in the past…  They have great guests on the show, and their topics are pretty relevant but its the hosts that bug me the most.  Not all of...

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  • Taking Forgiveness Deeper

    By Misha Henckel

    September 15, 2010 | 6:49 am

    Forgiveness is something we need to be practicing all year round. Without it, how could our relationships possibly survive? Truth is they don’t. So many of our relationships are barely alive, the light in them snuffed out by the toxic baggage of suppressed resentment, anger, or...

  • Mourning Miriam

    By Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Moshe was one of a kind. "None ever rose again like Moshe."

    At the same time, in very powerful ways, Moshe and Miriam were two of a kind. Their personalities and passions overlapped generously. And despite being separated over decades during Moshe's extended sojourn in Midian,...

  • Six self-help books seek to help you get sealed in the Book of Life

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    September 21, 2006 | 8:01 pm

    In these days of asking tough questions, taking stock, revisiting memories and trying to do better in 5767, books are essential tools. Several new works from different disciplines and traditions, some of which don't mention the words Days of Awe, lend new meaning to the holidays -- on caring for orphans, baking bread, deepening celebrations, understanding forgiveness, practicing kindness, exploring traditional liturgy and rituals.
     
  • Needed: Rational Discussion

    By Bill Boyarsky

    August 17, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    When David Lauter, the deputy foreign editor of the Los Angeles Times, began speaking to a crowd of about 400 at a Women's Alliance for Israel program last week, it was clear that most of the audience was out for his scalp, and not even the yarmulke he was wearing could save him....
  • Feds Indict Suspect in Prison Murder of JDL’s Krugel

    By Jim Crogan

    July 23, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Almost nine months after the brutal prison-yard slaying of Earl Krugel, the longtime No. 2 man in the Jewish Defense League (JDL), federal authorities have indicted an inmate with no apparent ties to Krugel.

    The suspect, David Frank Jennings, 30, allegedly attacked Krugel from...

  • L.A. Survivors Sue Claims Commission

    By Tom Tugend

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Three Holocaust survivors in their 70s lead comfortable lives in Los Angeles suburbia, but their anger burns as fiercely as when they were teenagers deported to Nazi forced labor and concentration camps.

    Their indignation and frustration are now directed mainly at an international...

  • A Rough-and-Tumble Return

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Actress Jessica Lundy was mostly working TV guest starring roles when she landed the part of Roberta in John Patrick Shanley's "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea" last month. The searing play spotlights two survivors who meet, clash, have sex, reveal secrets and begin to heal one another....

  • Lecture Stirs Anger

    By Tom Tugend

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    A public lecture by a visiting scholar on the UCLA campus usually doesn't make much of a ripple, but nearly all of the 1,800 seats in Royce Hall were taken and the atmosphere was electric when professor Edward W. Said stepped up to the lectern.

    The sponsoring Burkle Center for...

  • Argentina

    By Richard S. Gunther

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    To visit Argentina today is to see with your own eyes the tragedy these people are facing.

    Imagine living in a country where you experience the following:

    You have worked hard for years, and every month you add to your savings in a dollar account held at a major international bank...

  • Missing in Action: The Community

    By Amram Hassan

    July 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    I am not a writer or pretend to be one. This is one of those times that I am writing out of anger and frustration.

    There is anger about the terror attack at LAX, and now, anger and frustration at the Los Angeles Jewish community.

    On Sunday, I am sure many of you were busy with...

  • Dear Deborah

    By Deborah Berger

    May 7, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Detail from the cover of "Boy MeetsGirl," a romance comic book, 1947

    Suffocating Sweetheart

    Dear Deborah,

    I am engaged to a wonderful man whose "littleproblem" has become very, very big during the course of our two-yearcourtship and has grown acute during our engagement. He was always...

  • Easing the Pain

    By Beverly Gray

    October 2, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Ethan Gura doesn't remember his sister. Still, he cannot forgether. He can't forget that Rebecca Alexandra Gura died in 1991 after afour and a half year battle with leukemia. She was then six yearsold. He was three.

    Now, at age 9, Ethan is a veteran of various therapies, alldesigned...

  • Israel’s Tug of the Tides

    By Rabbi Harvey J. Fields

    July 10, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Photo from "The Jews in America," Collins Publishers, 1989.Out along the glistening white, sandy beach in Herzliya, one feels a sense of serenity. The expected is unfolding. The tides gently form the shining blue waters of the Mediterranean into white foaming waves that crash upon...
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