As in the top of the ballot contest between Sens....
Broadcast newsman Murray Fromson looks back at storied career
ADL hosts discussion on coming out and fitting in
Obama meets with family of slain journalist Steven Sotloff
Rapper Ice Cube melts down, beats up rabbi
Attacking the messenger and not the message
The best Herman Wouk story (almost) no one has read
If Catholic Ireland said ‘yes’ – could Israel ever do the same?
Houston floods inundate Jewish homes and two synagogues
Tag: Gay Marriage
October 30, 2008 | 2:50 am
October 28, 2008 | 8:59 pm"My Christian friends say homosexuality is a sin. Isn't Judaism based on the same Old Testament bible? How does our synagogue welcome homosexuals with acceptance and equality?"
I was substituting for our rabbi in our 10th grade confirmation class. Homosexuality is not a...
October 10, 2008 | 12:16 am"Prop. 8 is presently the most crucial battle of the culture war here." -- Penny Harrington, legislative director, Concerned Women for America in California
The arguments and epithets surrounding state Prop. 8 are rising in volume and intensity as the Nov. 4 election draws near, so...
September 9, 2008 | 1:31 pm
David Benkof, a Ph.D. student in American Jewish history at New York University, belongs to the not-as-tiny-as-you-would-think family of Republican Jews.
“I believe in free enterprise, traditional family values and people’s basic liberties as guaranteed by the text of the...
July 3, 2008 | 11:31 amSame-Sex Marriages
In the cover story ("Same Sex Marriage and the Fabric of Society: What Does it All Mean?" June 20), the section, "The End of Morality," is devoted to anti-gay viewpoints (including Dennis Prager, perhaps inserted as deference to some aberrant sense of balance).
June 26, 2008 | 11:31 am
Your story about Elias Eshaghian's memoirs is a worthy reminder of the powerful commitment to education that Persian Jews brought with them to Los Angeles ("Memoir Recalls Educator's Hardships, Success in Iran," June 20).
As head of a Jewish day school, where a...
June 22, 2008 | 4:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (JTA)—Three years ago, Sharon Papo and Amber Weiss stood under a chupah in a Santa Cruz redwood grove and recited their vows before 100 relatives and friends.
They stomped on a glass, stood nose to nose wrapped in a tallit and sipped from a kiddush cup—Jewish rituals...
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May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pmWhen Lee Larsen and Bob Clarke met in the 1970s at the 8709 Bathhouse -- one of Los Angeles' best known gay social spots of the time -- they never imagined that they would one day share a very different kind of aquatic experience.
"We were so high after our mikvah," Temple Beth...
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