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  • Letters

    September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The Other

    David Myers' message on the disengagement from Gaza is moving and powerful and wonderfully significant ("Show Gaza Sympathies to the Other," Aug. 26). It is a call to conscience and a much-need reminder that what lies at the heart of the Jewish ethos is the conviction that...

  • Wrongful-Death Claim in Burbank Shooting

    By Howard Blume

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The family of an Israeli immigrant killed by Burbank police is pursuing a $51 million wrongful-death claim against the cities of Burbank and Los Angeles. Assaf Deri, 25, died a year ago when Burbank undercover police officers shot him in an alley in North Hollywood.

    Attorneys for the...

  • Sharon Wins Big With Bush

    By Ron Kampeas

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    One historic concession deserves another. Just four months after Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon -- the father of the settlement movement -- stunned Israelis by pledging to evacuate some settlements, he got his payback from President Bush, who reversed decades of U.S. policy by...

  • Car Donations May Hit IRS Roadblock

    By Adam Wills

    April 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Get rid of your old car, help out a charity and get a write-off. What could be easier?

    With the April 15 IRS deadline drawing near, charities are tapping taxpayer frustration by increasing their appeals for vehicle donations. But a proposed government crackdown on the value donors...

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  • Survivors Sue Claims Commission

    By Matthew E. Berger

    October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Survivors are suing the commission on Nazi-era insurance claims, a commissioner has called for the resignation of its chief and Jewish officials handling the claims acknowledge serious problems.

    But they also say there probably isn't a better way to dole out the claims.

    The anger...

  • Community Briefs

    January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Irv Rubin's Family Files Wrongful-Death Claim

    The family of Jewish Defense League (JDL) leader Irv Rubin has filed a $5 million wrongful-death claim against the U.S. government, stemming from his apparent suicide last November while in federal custody at the downtown...

  • It’s Not Our Right to Challenge Israel

    By Avi Davis

    January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    I grew up in Australia in the 1960s and well remember, as a child, sitting by the radio or television anxiously awaiting developments during the Six-Day War.

    I vividly recall scouring the paper for details of troop movements during the 1973 Yom Kippur War and remember being unable...

  • Sex,Space and Swastikas

    By Steve North

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The explosive claim by Clonaid that a human being was successfully cloned has focused attention on the Raelian Movement, the quasi-religious sect that set up the genetic engineering company in 1997. Sharp-eyed viewers of television interviews with founder Rael may have noticed him...

  • The Circuit

    By Michael Aushenker

    June 28, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Persian Celebration

    Members of the Iranian-American Jewish Association (IAJA) celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the house that Dariush built.

    Dariush Fakheri, the outreach organization's founding father, was honored at the Loews Santa Monica Hotel gala, along with members Fred...

  • Supporting Their Claims

    By Tom Tugend

    November 27, 1997 | 7:00 pm

    California's insurance commissioner has promised to use the power of his office to help thousands of the state's residents collect on unpaid insurance policies stemming from the Holocaust era.

    Insurance Commissioner Chuck Quackenbush gave the pledge during an often dramatic hearing on...

  • Insult to Injury

    June 5, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Only justice can set them free.

    When Gerhard and Ursula Maschkowski met at the Deggendorf displaced persons camp in Bavaria soon after liberation, Gert weighed 70 pounds. He had survived not only four years in youth labor camps and two years in Auschwitz, but five months of a Nazi...

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