They know whom they want for president, as well as for U.S. and state senators and representatives. It's a bit tougher to decide on the state and local...
Elliot Brandt named AIPAC-national managing director
Will the summer of war affect High Holy Days sermons?
The shofar saves a rabbi’s life: a case study
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The High Holy Days: Something meaningful, or just going through the motions?
Now there’s an app for atonement – meet eScapegoat
Three books, three opinions about The Lubavitcher Rebbe
U.S. providing additional $71 million in Gaza aid
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VIDEO: ‘Don’t Be A Sucker’—War Department tells Americans to fight hatred and fanaticism (1947)
From The Prelinger Archives.
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"They both have dimples," Rachel's earnest classmate declared, "that's how you can tell they're sisters!"
The explanation was simple enough -- no matter that 7-year-old Rachel has white skin and her 21-month-old sister, Angela, has black skin.
I just spent the weekend with more...
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As the City Council begins it consideration of Redistricting Commission-drawn district maps, a conflict between Valley activists and Jewish interests seems to have been resolved. But as proposed districts are scrutinized and rescrutinized block by block, the question of whether the...
March 7, 2002 | 6:59 pm
August 19, 1999 | 8:00 pm"Do they all have to be Italian?"
This is the question the network executive asked the creator of "Everybody Loves Raymond" as they were casting Ray Romano's family. A dumb question? If what was going on here was finding the best possible cast for a particular show, then, yeah, it...
April 1, 1999 | 7:00 pmI always thought that historical perspective helped sharpen the mind by illuminating the choices that loomed ahead. But when I look at the awful state of affairs in Kosovo, I am not so certain that history offers much guidance. Maybe, though, if we try to look at the past freshly and...
June 11, 1998 | 8:00 pm
The big political story that's emerged from last week's California primary is not the Davis-Lungren gubernatorial race nor the high-profile propositions. The big story is yet unfolding and takes us to a small corner of our town, in the east end of the San Fernando Valley. At this...
November 6, 1997 | 7:00 pm
You know me, Rabbi. You know how important thesynagogue is to me, how much I enjoy services; you see me at yourTorah classes. You know what kind of Jew I am: I am the only one atthe family seder table who can read the Hebrew side of the Haggadah,but they won't accept me, because I...