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  • Dear Condoleeza Rice:

    By David Suissa

    August 14, 2008 | 12:36 am

    Last Saturday, on the Jewish Sabbath, I was attending prayer services at one of the big synagogues in Los Angeles, Beth Jacob Congregation, when something unusual happened that made me think of writing you this letter.

    After the services, a young black man named Adam Akabar got up to...

  • Todd Solondz, Provoking Again

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm


    "People call me a provocateur," filmmaker Todd Solondz said. "I'd say that's fair."

    Peering out from his oversized thick green glasses, dressed in rose-colored pants, a nubbly gray sweater and yellow sneakers, Solondz looks the part of independent cinema's presiding nerd...

  • Concern Grows on Iran Abuses

    By Nooredin Abedian

    January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Concern is growing among circles of Iranian nationals and expatriates that European countries are turning a blind eye to the regime's human rights atrocities in exchange for trade benefits.

    Late last year, the U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution criticizing Iran for human...

  • Do Not Abandon the Jews of France

    By Rabbi Lawrence Goldmark

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    As the old song goes: "I love Paris in the springtime. I love Paris in the fall." But for many Jews, Paris, and all of France, is not at the top of their visitor's hit parade, because of the anti-Semitic activities that have plagued that country in recent times.

    Currently, there...

  • Misused by Gibson, Instructor Charges

    By Howard Kaplan

    March 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    "It's all -- maybe not all fiction -- but most of it is." -- Hutton Gibson, Mel Gibson's father, on his opinion that the Holocaust has been exaggerated. Newsweek, March 1, 2004

    "I have friends and parents of friends with numbers on their arms. The guy who taught me Spanish was a...