Iranian politicians said on Tuesday they expected the European Union to backtrack on its oil embargo and repeated a threat to close the vital Strait of Hormuz shipping lane if the West succeeds in preventing Tehran from exporting crude.
Four Israeli embassies may be closed after receiving serious threats.
Despite plans that could have led to the closure of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion's School of Jewish Communal Service in Los Angeles, the board of governors decided Tuesday to keep admissions open for the 2010-2011 school year.
"I want to make people think and feel a range of emotions —wonder, surprise, nostalgia, delight."
Café Danssa opened for business in December 1965 on a nondescript block of West Los Angeles on Pico Boulevard. The name of the business was a morphing of the first three letters of Dani Dassa's first name and the last three letters of his last name.
It has been one year since a financial crisis engulfed the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles (JCCGLA). In response to this crisis, JCCGLA was forced to close facilities, cut services and lay off scores of staff. Programs that served more than 1,000 people were discontinued. It was a very difficult year -- but we survived.