In the landscape of American Jewish organizations, The New Israel Fund (NIF) has long occupied a prominent place on the left side of the aisle. Back in 1979, almost three decades before the “pro-Israel, pro-peace” lobby J Street was established, when Peter Beinart was still in...
L.A. community marks 30 days since burial of Gilad Shaar, Eyal Yifra and Naftali Fraenkel
Hamas says will abide by three-day Gaza truce to begin on Friday
Kerry sees ‘opportunity’ in Gaza ceasefire, urges search for common ground
U.S. defends supplying Israel ammunition during Gaza conflict
NYT on why it hasn’t shown photos of Hamas fighters: We don’t have any
Israel and Hamas agree on 72-hour humanitarian Gaza cease-fire
Israeli tourists evacuated from Maldives
Protesters threaten British cosmetics store that sells Israeli products
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November 20, 2008 | 3:00 amForward 50 Heavy on Politicos
The Los Angelenos in this year's just-released Forward 50 list include an Orthodox rabbi who suggested that Israelis should be able to decide the fate of Jerusalem, a rabbi who led efforts to fight Proposition 8 and a Westlake School for Girls graduate...
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This week's Israel Christian Nexus gathering at Stephen S. Wise Temple was intended to rally support for Israel. Its advertised list of speakers included John Fishel, president of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, and a fair number of prominent local rabbis.
August 21, 2003 | 8:00 pm
The terrorist who blew himself up on a crowded Jerusalem bus Tuesday night did more than murder 20 Israelis and injure more than 100 others.
As was undoubtedly his intent, he also dealt a serious, perhaps fatal, blow to the struggling, fragile "road map" peace process. The horror of...
November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm
Hello, my name is successful professional, social activist, community leader, major UJF donor and Jewish alcoholic ("Dirty Little Secret," Oct. 12).
Last week I attended The Jewish Federation's Addiction Conference. This week I arranged to enter a 30-day...
April 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm
For those who believed President George W. Bush would chart a moderate course, the administration's first two months must come as a rude awakening. Those who were lulled into believing that Bush was a compassionate conservative have now discovered that only the latter half of this...