They were part of a protest march that took place along Century Boulevard near Los Angeles International Airport aimed at hotels that allegedly have been preventing employees from...
Poem: Jewish Dream #18
Why is this Gaza conflict different? Dead children.
Moving and shaking
If Norman Lear at 92 is what 92 is, I’ll have what he’s having
Voices of LA arts fest brings ethnic, religious diversity to city
Villaraigosa to FAA: Reverse ban on Ben Gurion flights
In Gaza, IDF ground operation takes a toll
FAA extends Ben Gurion Airport ban another 24 hours
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September 7, 2006 | 8:00 pmSeveral months ago, activist Rabbi Haim Dov Beliak learned of a Jewish family allegedly forced to flee its Delaware town after protesting aggressive Christian activities in the public schools.
The Los Angeles rabbi is co-founder of JewsOnFirst.org, perhaps the only Web site...
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For a church facing an assault from the Internal Revenue Service, the outspoken clergy of All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena acted neither fearful nor repentant Sunday.
The IRS is "welcome in our pews," said Rector J. Edwin Bacon to loud applause, but "not welcome in our...
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It's long been more socially acceptable for Jews to immigrate to Israel than to emigrate out of it. Some Israelis feel that they're abandoning the project of the Jewish state, not doing their part, not facing the same risks as those they leave behind.
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In a bid to save the center, Bishop Jon Bruno of the Episcopal Diocese...
October 7, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Jewish leaders are displeased with another mainline Protestant church's call for divestment of church funds from companies doing business with Israel, with Southern California clergy trying to quell what could be an interfaith nightmare.
"Obviously one of our fears when the...
September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Humanistic High Holidays
Three secular humanist groups -- Adat Chaverim, Society for Humanistic Judaism and The Sholem Community -- will hold High Holidays services in the Los Angeles area.
Adat Chaverim, whose "celebrations" have been led by a madrich, or trained lay leader, since...
August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Late last month, the 493 delegates to the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (PC-U.S.A.) adopted a series of deeply troubling "overtures" (their term for policy statements).
The General Assembly defeated an attempt to cut off funding for "messianic" congregations,...
September 11, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Jews for Jesus, Jews attending churches, low synagogue membership, astronomical rates of intermarriage -- as complex as these issues are, there is at least one remarkably simple and inexpensive solution to encouraging Jewish participation. It's called a warm greeting.
August 21, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Controversial syndicated radio-show host and public advocate of Orthodox Judaism Laura Schlessinger -- "Dr. Laura," as she is known to her 12 million daily listeners -- confessed on air this month that she will no longer practice Judaism.
Although Schlessinger -- who very publicly...
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I am sitting in my old seat in the study hall of Yeshivat Har Etzion, tucked away in the Judean hills, having completed a week of solidarity visits, catching up with old friends and attending inspiring and enlightening lectures. As a Bible teacher, I could not resist the opportunity...
January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Bay Cities JCC Emergency Meeting
Twenty-five parents gathered at Bay Cities Jewish Community Center on Monday night to discuss emergency strategies to try to save their center. Bay Cities JCC is one of four community centers set to close by the summer because of insufficient...
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When one person helps another person, it's a mitzvah. When 1,500 people from 30 different organizations join together to help out in over 50 volunteering projects, it's Temple Israel of Hollywood's (TIOH) Mitzvah Day.
The April 29 event attracted volunteers of all ages from both...
September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm
As a sociologist of American Jews, I read the three articles ("Setting the Record Straight," "Flawed Methodology" and "Standing by the Data," Sept. 15) with great interest. Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein, along with Anthony Gordon and Richard M. Horowitz, raised important...
April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pm
There's good news and bad news in Catholic-Jewish relations. The good news is, relations between Catholics and Jews have never been better. The bad news is, relations between the Vatican and world Jewry have gotten so bad that the Vatican has severed its formal diplomatic link to the...
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