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  • Pro-Israel Democratic candidates at odds with L.A.’s Democrats for Israel

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 29, 2014 | 6:28 am

    This entry has been updated since it was first posted. See below for updates. 

    In the race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman in the 33rd Congressional District, the Los Angeles chapter of Democrats for Israel (DFI-LA) gave its highest rating to State Sen. Ted Lieu. But with many of...

  • Democratic hopefuls talk Israel in bid for Harman’s seat

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 21, 2011 | 6:20 pm

    For politicians today, making it to Washington often requires them to explain their views about what should happen to Jerusalem.

    That was the case at the Hermosa Beach Community Center on April 20 when four of the 16 Democratic candidates running in a May 17 special election for...

  • Talking with progressives about Israel

    March 23, 2011 | 1:58 pm

    For years, liberal Zionists have been writing about the need to renew the traditional progressive-Zionist alliance, inspired by the civil rights and labor movements, and the importance of using these partnerships to maintain left-leaning allies for Israel.

    Getting allies on the...

  • Tree People dedicate Coldwater Canyon facility, Democrats for Israel gather

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 10, 2008 | 3:41 pm

    Birthday for the Trees

    Deep in Coldwater Canyon, an area rife with prime real estate, there is a four-acre plot of land dedicated to the earth. TreePeople, Los Angeles' environmental nonprofit, opened the TreePeople Center for Community Forestry on Oct. 2, a $10-million educational...

  • Women fight for equal Western Wall rights, Democrats for Israel leader moves up

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 26, 2008 | 11:32 am

    Should women have equal prayer rights at the Kotel?

    It's a question of profound religious, spiritual and political complexities that a new documentary, "Praying in Her Own Voice," by filmmaker Yael Katzir, dares to ask but doesn't attempt to answer.

    As it stands, Israeli law has...