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  • Kollel Rashbi Ari faces eviction

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    October 2, 2012 | 2:23 pm

    The sukkah, the booth in which Jews celebrate Sukkot, is made to be temporary, to survive, perhaps, a brisk windstorm, but is unlikely to stand much longer than for the weeklong harvest festival. In this regard, the wooden sukkah in the parking lot behind the Kollel Rashbi Ari, a...

  • Pro-Palestinian student group sends Jewish students fake eviction notices

    April 9, 2012 | 12:37 pm

    More than 200 Jewish students at Florida Atlantic University’s Boca Raton campus received fake eviction notices from a pro-Palestinian group.

    The notices were posted March 30 by the campus group Students for Justice in Palestine, the Florida Jewish Journal reported April 5. The...

  • Netanyahu seeks delay in Hebron home eviction

    April 3, 2012 | 8:18 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu requested a delay in the eviction of Jewish settlers who moved into an Arab-owned home near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.

    Netanyahu on Monday evening asked Defense Minister Ehud Barak for the delay until the several dozen settlers...

  • MOT join Occupy L.A. in protest against eviction

    By Ryan Torok

    November 29, 2011 | 12:04 am

    Sarah had just gotten off of a plane after visiting her family in Thanksgiving before coming to the Occupy L.A. at Los Angeles City Hall. She sat in solidarity with dozens of demonstrators around a tent set up in the center of the camp. She held onto a surgical mask soaked in apple...

  • TIMELINE: Occupy L.A.‘s last stand?

    By Ryan Torok

    November 28, 2011 | 5:40 am

    Update 6:26 a.m.
    Protesting an eviction notice, Occupy L.A.‘ers demonstrated on Sunday night and in the waking hours of Monday, closing down 1st St. between Main St. and Spring St.

    LAPD arrested four demonstrators. Cars and buses-normal traffic-proceeded on 1st street by 6:20 a.m....

  • Teriton ‘landmark’ status upheld but residents still face eviction

    By Jane Ulman

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    A contested Santa Monica apartment complex owned by a Jewish nonprofit, which had hoped to raze the property in favor of a synagogue and condos for Middle East refugees, has had its landmark status upheld.

    But Teriton residents are still facing eviction.

    The Santa Monica City...
  • City Voice: Will condo threat inspire unity among seniors?

    By Bill Boyarsky

    April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    More than 25 years ago, Los Angeles' senior Jewish renters joined with young progressives and persuaded a reluctant city government to adopt rent control.

    With condos rapidly replacing apartment units, a new crisis in affordable rentals confronts Los Angeles. But is this...
  • Another Melee Erupts as Women Pray with Men at WesternWall

    August 14, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    The forcible eviction of the worshipers from Judaism's mostrevered site came as thousands gathered there to mark Tisha B'Av, afast day marking the traditional anniversary of the destruction of,first, Solomon's Temple and, then, Herod's Temple.

    The men and women were worshiping...