Leaving Israel, Africans face detention, possibly death
Putin’s Jewish embrace: Is it love or politics?
Ukraine appeals to West as Crimea turns to Russia
BREAKING: Home-made bomb explodes near Israeli embassy in Cairo
Nadia Haroun, deputy head of Egypt’s dwindling Jewish community, dies
Bulgarian police ID tour bus attacker through DNA
The guy who missed the Malaysia Airlines flight
Israel ups threshold for Knesset seats despite opposition boycott
Tag: Family History
October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm
May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm
"The Flying Camel: Essays on Identity by Women of North African and Middle Eastern Jewish Heritage," edited by Loolwa Khazzoom (Seal Press, $16.95)
On the last night before her family would flee Libya in 1967, Gina Bublil Waldman recalls that she had to choose between taking her...
October 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm
More information about health can only help -- even if the information isn't so positive.
That seems to be the lesson of a new study confirming that Ashkenazi Jewish women with particular genetic mutations have a high risk of contracting breast cancer.
But the effects can be...
July 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Before the wedding of her son, Michael, Elsa Wachs sent invitations to almost 50 family members. They weren't invitations to share the upcoming simcha -- not just yet -- but a request to contribute to the chuppah she was designing.
"You, our family, are very precious to us," she...
UJC closing in on new leadership teamSHARES
Interfaith leaders meet with L.A. County health directorSHARES
Custom Chuppah CreationsSHARES
L.A. Museum of the Holocaust seeks new executive directorSHARES
Kerry to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace with ArabsSHARES
Israel wary of expected Iran nuclear dealSHARES