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  • The Torah of drones: Examining the complex morality of drone warfare

    By Rob Eshman

    November 6, 2013 | 11:33 am

    In 2009, an Israeli drone flying over the Gaza Strip transmitted back to its command station an image of a telltale rocket trail streaking toward Israeli territory. Many kilometers away, a young Israeli operator, Capt. Y, quickly maneuvered the unmanned aircraft to get a look at...

  • Moving and Shaking: Larger Than Life-L.A. Family’ 10th anniversary & ADL counter-terrorism training

    By Ryan Torok

    October 30, 2013 | 4:17 pm

    From left: Rakefet Aharon, president of Larger Than Life-L.A. Family, honoree Margo Barber and Shay Diamant, chairman of Larger Than Life-L.A. Family at the organization’s Oct. 13 gala. Photo by Orly Halevy.

    Larger Than Life-L.A. Family, which supports cancer-stricken children...

  • Whitney Houston, who called Israel visit a ‘spiritual retreat,’ is dead at 48

    February 12, 2012 | 12:49 pm

    American pop star Whitney Houston, who reportedly told then-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon during a trip to Israel in 2003 that “I feel at home,” has died at the age of 48.

    Houston was discovered dead Saturday afternoon in the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., just hours...

  • Andrew Breitbart, the unabashedly “biased journalist”

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    June 13, 2011 | 3:38 pm

    The TV cameras at the Beverly Hilton Hotel’s ballroom on the evening of June 12 were there to cover a foreign policy speech by Newt Gingrich, but during the cocktail hour, all eyes at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s (RJC) Summer Bash were on Andrew Breitbart.

    While Gingrich...

  • Just awards

    By Rob Eshman

    March 30, 2011 | 12:50 pm

    I would like to be able to tell you that the most inspiring words spoken at the 2011 Bet Tzedek annual Dinner Gala, held on Jan. 20 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, were mine.

    But they weren’t.

    I had three minutes to accept the Rose L. Schiff Commitment to Justice Award on behalf of...