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May 15, 2012 | 8:28 pm
As part of their visit to Los Angeles last week, the outgoing class of Joshua Venture Fellows, all leaders of innovative Jewish organizations that are less than five years old, spent a few hours one evening talking to a group of L.A. Jews.
At an event co-presented by Jumpstart and...
April 17, 2012 | 1:08 pm
April 14, 2011 | 10:32 am
Three members of the United Nations fact-finding mission on the Gaza war say they stand by the report.
Calls to retract the Goldstone report disregard the rights of the victims, the international law experts said in a statement published Thursday in the British newspaper the...
October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pmUnder a tidal wave of pressure from the local Jewish community, the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) has decided to deny use of its headquarters to a UTLA committee planning to host a meeting to discuss the launch of a local boycott of sanctions against and divestment from Israel....
September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Fallout From Holy Day Ballot
The Rosh Hashanah election fracas took another odd turn this week when Orange County officials placed the county's registrar of voters on paid administrative leave. Steve Rodermund, who has held the position since late 2003, was relieved of his duties...
August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Republicans promise that a substantive, tough party platform this year will present Jewish voters with a sharp contrast from the relatively scrawny Democratic document -- but they may find that delving into details could prove devilish.
The Bush campaign is emphasizing its adherence...
December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm
The Anti-Defamation League is celebrating its 90th anniversary this week, marking its beginnings in Chicago when Sigmund Livingston, a young Jewish lawyer, watched a vaudeville show portraying Jews as greedy, dishonest characters with hooked noses and thick accents.
Knowing that such...
October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm
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September 4, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Brad Sherman easily remembers what was the most enjoyable time hespent during his week-long visit to Israel. "It was," he says, "thehour I slept."
The first-term congressman from the 24th District spent the restof his time in briefings with Israeli and Palestinian officials,touring...
August 28, 1997 | 8:00 pm
I visited Los Angeles recently and learned thattwo of those dialogues, in which I had been active, had expiredwithout ceremony. The Cousin's Club, which survived eight years oftension, argument and even, on occasion, genuine dialogue, was nomore. And the Arab-Jewish Speakers Bureau,...