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  • Who should define anti-Semitism?

    July 13, 2015 | 11:24 am

    “Anyone who does not recognize the Jewish people and the State of Israel — and their right to exist — is guilty of anti-Semitism”  - Pope Francis

    "I think a good baseline [for when anti-Zionism becomes anti-Semitism] is: Do you think that Israel has a right to exist as a...

  • No-fly zone for amateurs

    By Zev Hurwitz

    March 16, 2015 | 7:05 pm

    I’m learning a lot about the Jewish non-profit sector in the weeks leading up to my first day as a Jewish non-profit professional in Los Angeles next month.

    To date, most of my non-profit experience has been in various college internships where I haven’t made any profit. Not to...

  • Bar Refaeli wants to judge you (and your love of Israel)

    March 16, 2015 | 2:36 pm

    In the wake of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on March 3, which added to a growing rift in U.S.-Israel relations, the Israeli embassy in the United States has started a contest to reignite the next generation’s enthusiasm for Israel. The hook: it...

  • A Deadly Shortage

    By Adam Wills

    June 30, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Judah White's shoulders curl in and his eyes shut tight as he coughs violently. A look of pain flashes across his face. As his coughing slows, he looks up to the ceiling of his mother's kitchen and takes a deep breath.

    White is battling his third occurrence of Hodgkin's lymphoma, a...

  • Time to Wake Up

    By Rob Eshman

    March 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Ahmed Nassef didn't hug me, but I would have let him. I'd heard of him, had read stories about him and had tried unsuccessfully to contact him several months ago.

    Last weekend, I was in Washington, D.C., to speak at a Hillel Conference, and guess whose name was also on the...

  • Vocal Musicians Make a Joyful Noise

    By Lauren Korduner

    January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Human voices converge on the same note, echoing a haunting harmony -- arousing complicated emotions.

    This has been the buzz surrounding an award-winning Jewish a cappella group, Shir Appeal, a group of college students from Massachusetts, who will bring their hypnotizing harmonies...

  • Food for Thought

    By Rachel Brand

    January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Maybe you've noticed that many of the bagel chains today are named after some of the most influential Jewish figures in history -- Einstein, Noah. But have you ever stopped to think that maybe it's the bagels that spurred all of this insight?

    Well, the creators of TheBagel.org, a new...

  • Young Man on Campus

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Last week I worried in this space that our college students were ill-equipped to defend American Jewry's pro-Israel position. I asked for a volunteer to explain what's going on. Luckily, Donald Cohen-Cutler, a UC Davis freshman and an international relations major, stepped up to the...