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  • Community Briefs

    By Tom Tugend

    July 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Possible Terror List Contains Israeli Consulate, 2 Temples

    FBI counterterrorism agents are investigating whether two American Muslim converts planned to attack the Israeli consulate general, two synagogues and other targets in Los Angeles.

    Yariv Ovadia, Israeli consul for public...

  • Torah Makes Dangerous Trek

    By Jeanine Mercer

    December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    A group of female Jewish scholars recently danced joyously with a 200-year-old Iraqi tradition -- a Torah once held prisoner by Saddam Hussein.

    "Here ye! Here ye! Here comes the Sefer Torah!" the women of the Drisha Institute exclaimed at the arrival of the Torah, which had made a...