Writers as varied as Shakespeare and Sir Walter Scott have written of the exotic beauty of Jewish women. But what about Jewish men?
Contrary to Rob Eshman's analysis, protests against "Paradise Now" did not increase the film's potential audience ("Not Our Movie," March 10). It already commanded attention because of its Golden Globe Award and Oscar nomination and because it was made by a Palestinian (actually an Israeli Arab who lives in Europe) and had a riveting subject: Palestinian suicide bombers.
Think of the American Jewish and Latino communities as two longtime friends who have just decided to get more serious.
Last week, President Clinton diverted himself from fending off scandal and defaming his accusers to denounce the Unzinitiative, Proposition 227, which is designed to end the currentsystem of bilingual education. In the process, he may have contributed to the growing, and potentially debilitating, racialization of Los Angeles' political scene.
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Here we go again. For the third time in four years, Californians are about to be treated to another racially tinged slugfest, this time over bilingual education.