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  • Stop whining, be happy

    December 3, 2014 | 1:39 pm

    In her classic reinterpretation of Western history, “The Legacy of Conquest,” Patricia Nelson Limerick writes of an entrepreneurial young man in St. Louis eager to get in on the 1849 Gold Rush. He hands over $200 to a fledgling new carrier called the Pioneer Line that promises...

  • UCLA Hillel exhibition recounts the legacy of America’s Jewish pioneers

    By Sarah Price Brown

    January 4, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz wants to correct what he sees as a major misunderstanding about the history of Jews in this country.

    "There's a misconception that Jewish life in America started after World War II," he said. "But Jewish life existed more than 100 years before there even was a...