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  • Little sign of battle in Egypt’s Sinai region

    August 9, 2012 | 5:32 pm

    Egypt poured troops into North Sinai on Thursday in an offensive meant to tackle militants in the Israeli border region, but residents were skeptical, saying they had seen no sign of anyone being killed in what they described as a “haphazard” operation.

    The offensive is crucial to...

  • State of the Union Aftermath

    By James Besser

    January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    President Bush signaled the start of a new battle over faith-based health and social service programs in a State of the Union address that included a firm defense of his war in Iraq, a call to make his controversial tax cuts permanent and not a single mention of the Arab-Israeli...

  • Pressure on Israel Grows After Summit

    By James Besser

    August 7, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    If you're confused about this week's developments in U.S.-Israel diplomacy, don't worry; you're not alone.

    Only days after Prime Minister Ariel Sharon seemed to score a decisive victory in the Battle of the Mideast Summits, reports emerged that the administration is cranking up the...

  • A ‘Final’ Decision Courts Trouble

    By Gaby Wenig

    December 12, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    A religious court ruled in favor of Chabad of California late last month, awarding it ownership of Marina del Rey properties contested by the Living Judaism Center (LJC), but the ruling has only exacerbated the battle between the two organizations.

    The crux of the highly charged...

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  • The Final Push

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    In the final days before the Nov. 5 election, secession supporters are facing a tough battle. The latest public opinion poll shows Valley voters backing Measure F, which would create a separate city, by a narrow margin.

    A Los Angeles Times Poll earlier this month found only 42...

  • In Cantor vs. Rabbi, Synagogue Is Victim

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    August 29, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    This High Holiday season, leaders of Temple Ner Maarav want people to know that they are still open for business.

    Some might have thought otherwise of the Encino synagogue, which was rocked by a battle that divided members between the shul's rabbi of 19 years and its more recently...

  • A Portion of Parshat Ki Tisa

    By Abby Gilad

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Oh boy, do the Israelites slip up this week. They have just received the Ten Commandments, have heard God speak to them and have vowed to do all that God commands them, even if they do not fully understand why they must. Forty days later, they're dancing around a calf made of melted...

  • The Most Dangerous Game

    By Rabbi Yakov Vann

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Today I received a phone call from an 18-year-old named Steven. Steven and I were scheduled to meet at Starbucks in a few days, prior to his leaving for U.S. military service. He called to let me know that he could not keep our appointment as the Marine Corps insisted that he report...

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