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  • After tensions with residents, Lev Tahor leave Guatemalan village

    3 days ago

    Members of the controversial Haredi sect Lev Tahor left a Guatemalan village after religiously tainted disputes with its Roman Catholic Mayan residents.

    Over 200 members of the community began leaving Thursday after local leaders said they would cut services to Lev Tahor members....

  • Brothers’ religious discrimination suit settled

    March 18, 2010 | 11:42 am

    A nationwide staffing company settled a lawsuit filed on behalf of two Jewish employees who were subjected to religious discrimination.

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had sued Texas-based Administaff, Inc., which provides human resource teams for small- to...

  • Poway resident’s soccer and shul dream hits roadblock

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    July 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    As a child in Israel, soccer was Menachem Shoval's religion and Torah was his playbook. Devoutly committed to both, he eventually wanted to own enough land to build his own soccer field and, if possible, a synagogue in the Orthodox fashion of his native Yemen.

    He moved to the...

  • Briefs: Hier scolds Carter, and vice versa; StandWithUs distributes “Israel 101”

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Hier scolds Carter, and vice versa

    Former President Jimmy Carter has implicitly accused the Simon Wiesenthal Center of "falsehood and slander," after the center mailed Carter some 25,000 signed petitions protesting his book "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid."

    In a brief but...

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  • Goodman Quits Team

    By The Baltimore Jewish News

    December 20, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Star basketball player Tamir Goodman ended his career at Towson University in Baltimore last week, when the school took the side of the head coach in a dispute that ended with Goodman's resigning from the team.

    The incident that sparked this took place after Towson beat Morgan State...

  • Santa Monica Gets A Clue

    By Mike Levy

    September 27, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Did you hear the one about the rabbi, the priest, the minister, the union and the hotel? It's no joke.

    As workers at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel decide whether or not to organize in a union, more than 300 clergy members signed an open letter to Loews Hotels CEO Jonathan Tisch,...

  • Hostile Takeover

    By Julie G Fax

    January 27, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Los Angeles Conservative leaders are outraged and dispirited after an administrative dispute led United Synagogue, the umbrella organization for Conservative synagogues, to dismiss the officers of the Pacific Southwest regional board and attempt to freeze the region's bank accounts...
  • Family

    By Judith Flesch Rose

    September 25, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    My Aunt Illa, a woman capable of great charm and vast intrigues,was hated by both my mother and father.

    By Father, because he believed that Illa was so jealous of thelove between his brother Zoltan and himself that she prevented herhusband from the frequent contact the brothers...

  • Guilt and Responsibility

    By Yoram Ben Ze

    August 14, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Since the barbarous July 30 bombings that claimed the lives of 13innocent Israelis, we have heard and read the following claim: Notonly was the atrocity predictable, but it was also a direct result ofIsrael's recent actions. I strongly take issue with this.

    This argument lacks both...

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