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  • UCLA Shoah class attracts large number of Asian students

    By Peter L. Rothholz

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    "The Holocaust in Film and Literature" is one of many UCLA classes that draws in undergraduate students looking to fulfill general education requirements. German 59, as it's listed in the university catalog, has attracted 241 students this quarter.

    The course demands are strenuous....

  • Briefs: UC ‘study in Israel’ program draws Sacramento attention; Gold officially the man at the Fede

    January 24, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    UC's Study in Israel Program Enters Legislature

    The effort to reinstate the University of California's study in Israel program entered the state Legislature last week.

    Sen. Carole Migden (D-San Francisco) introduced a resolution on Jan. 17 that urges the UC to adopt a policy similar...

  • Charedi Choose Unorthodox Job

    By Gail Lichtman

    March 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Jerusalem is a magnet for religious tourism from all over the world, and ultra-Orthodox Jews are a growing segment of the religious tourists visiting the city. In order to meet their special needs, an ultra-Orthodox training program is offering a course to teach men to guide...

  • Lovin’ the

    By David Finnigan

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    For playwright Miriam Hoffman, Yiddish is hardly a dying language. "It just doesn't want to die," said Hoffman, who will teach Yiddish at the Dec. 14-20 intensive language/culture immersion courses at UCLA and the University of Judaism.

    "Yiddish was always a problem since its...