Three events last week celebrated the inauguration of John Pérez as the California Assembly’s new speaker while also emphasizing his connection to Judaism. Although he is not Jewish, Pérez, the first openly LGBT person to be elected to one of the state’s most powerful...
U.S. considering possible Middle East missile defense
Despite Netanyahu claim, cheap oil not seen swaying Iran behavior
Poem: The History of the Date
The best is yet to come in evolving Israeli tourism
The art, science and history of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Why Santa Barbara Hillel’s largest donor is the Jewish Federation of … Boston
IAC goes to Washington ... and plans to stay
Rabbi Denise Eger seeks to open doors wider to all Jews
ADVERTISEMENTPUT YOUR AD HERE
Tag: California Assembly
March 16, 2010 | 5:14 pm
January 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm
March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pmRobert M. (Bob) Hertzberg will be sworn in as speaker of the California Assembly, the state's second most powerful political post, at 9:30 a.m. on April 13.
The ceremony was originally scheduled for April 26, but, he notes, "I looked at the Jewish calendar and said, I can't do this,...