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  • Memo to Oscar: Just Say ‘No’ to Swag

    By Gloria Baran

    February 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    The contrast was just too much. On one channel, I watched as tens of thousands of people struggled to survive the devastating impact of the tsunami that left more than 250,000 dead and countless others injured and homeless, and on another channel, presenters at last month's Golden...

  • Rites to Mark Argentine Terror Attack

    By Florencia Arbiser

    July 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    At 9:53 a.m. this Sunday in Buenos Aires, a loud siren will sound in front of 633 Pasteur St., where the AMIA Jewish community center is located.

    The siren will mark the moment 10 years ago when a bomb went off, killing 85 people in the most devastating terrorist attack in modern...

  • Congregations Rally to Aid Fire Victims

    By Tom Tugend

    October 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    By phone, e-mail and word-of-mouth, the bad news kept piling up at Congregation Emanu El in San Bernardino.

    The homes of six families had been burned to the ground in the devastating wildfires sweeping across Southern California.

    Another 30-40 families had been forced to evacuate...

  • Jews in Venezuela: A Vanishing Community?

    By Julie Drucker

    January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    These are sad days for the Jewish community in Venezuela as many begin to question whether this country, once so hospitable to Jewish life, can still be called home.

    As the country faces nearly its sixth week of a devastating strike calling for early elections or the resignation of...

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