For Jews who came of age any time between the 1950’s and the 1980’s, there were plenty of reasons to take to the streets and demonstrate. In addition to close-to-the-heart causes such as Israel’s very existence in two wars (1967 and 1973) and the effort to free our brothers and...
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In Europe, the fight over Israel’s war against Hamas in Gaza has prompted violent street battles, firebombs thrown at synagogues and even a mid-game attack against a visiting Israeli soccer team by protesters in Austria.
In America, it has been more a battle of commentary,...
March 4, 2014 | 3:07 pm
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To many of the 700 Jewish students on the seven Claremont Colleges campuses, it was their first direct encounter with anti-Semitism, and they reacted with rage, fear, confusion and a new sense of solidarity.
The car of visiting psychology professor Kerri Dunn, who was giving a...
October 19, 2000 | 8:00 pm
Amidst a sea of Israeli and American flags and elongated balloons decorated with the Star of David, more than 1,000 Israeli residents of Los Angeles rallied in front of the Federal Building in Westwood on Oct. 15 to demonstrate support for their native country in the face of...
August 10, 2000 | 8:00 pm
Will downtown be safe? That's the question on the minds of the central city's many employees and business owners as the Democratic National Convention approaches. With the arrest July 31 of eight demonstrators outside the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia and the...