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  • After electoral loss, still fighting for political reform

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    June 11, 2014 | 10:11 am

    Dan Schnur isn’t backing off from his push to reform the electoral system in the Golden State. 

    Schnur finished fourth in last week’s primary in his bid for California Secretary of State, an election that drew only about 25 percent of registered voters statewide. The results from...

  • Moving and shaking

    By Ryan Torok

    April 10, 2014 | 8:00 pm

    Dennis Ross, former senior Middle East adviser to President Barack Obama, appeared in a panel discussion on “Israel, America and the Middle East: Challenges for 2014” on March 19 at Sinai Temple.

    During the event, Ross expressed pessimism about the prospect of U.S. Secretary of...

  • Immigration reform: no longer so controversial, but not inevitable either

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 25, 2013 | 12:28 pm

    When Jesse Gabriel, an alumnus from the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ New Leaders Project, explained why he and two other members of the 2012 cohort decided to host a discussion of immigration reform on April 23, he said they selected the topic precisely “because we...

  • Romney, Ryan and Florida Jews

    By Raphael Sonenshein

    August 15, 2012 | 1:13 pm

    In 1992, Paul Tsongas of Massachusetts mounted a strong campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. The pundits considered him a brainy guy who was willing to take on the sacred cows of Social Security and Medicare. Gov. Bill Clinton of Arkansas, by contrast, seemed like a...