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  • New Punims in Sports Hall of Fame

    By Tom Tugend

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Freestyle swim champion Jason Lezak of Irvine and fellow Californian, hot rodder Kenny Bernstein, have been elected to the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame for 2006.

    In all, four Americans, one British Australian and one Brazilian are among the chosen athletes, with a New...

  • The Nation and The World

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Bin Laden Points The Finger

    Al-Qaeda denied involvement in the assassination of Lebanon�(tm)s former prime minister, saying Israel could be the culprit. An Internet statement signed by a previously unknown group, the Al-Qaeda Organization of the Levant, rejected a claim...

  • Briefs

    March 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Delshad Wins Beverly Hills Council Seat

    Jimmy Delshad is used to being an overachiever, but not much can match his victory in winning a Beverly Hills City Council seat -- the first time an Iranian American has been elected to the legislative body.

    "I was elated, very...

  • Back to Center for YU?

    By Gary Rosenblatt

    December 12, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Will Richard Joel -- elected Dec. 5 as Yeshiva University's (YU) new president -- redirect the flagship institution of modern Orthodoxy from its rightward move of the past several decades back toward the center?

    That's a question being asked in the halls of YU and throughout the...