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  • Hearing on motion to dismiss set in Hebrew National class-action suit

    August 1, 2012 | 10:16 am

    A hearing on a motion to dismiss a consumer fraud case against the company that produces Hebrew National products has been scheduled for Nov. 30 in a federal court.

    The hearing will be held at the U.S. District Court in Minneapolis.

    ConAgra Foods Inc., which owns the Hebrew...

  • Congress holds hearing on Chasid imprisoned in Bolivia

    June 7, 2012 | 3:46 pm

    A retired FBI official told a House subcommittee that the imprisonment of a New York Chasidic Jew in Bolivia is “state-sponsored kidnapping.”

    Along with the ex-official, Steve Moore, the U.S. House of Representatives human rights subcommittee on Wednesday heard testimony from the...

  • Turkish lawyer: Israel offered to pay Marmara victims $6 million

    May 24, 2012 | 10:29 am

    Israel offered to pay $6 million to victims of the 2010 raid on the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara, a Turkish lawyer said.

    Ramazan Ariturk, one of the lawyers representing 465 victims and victims’ relatives, told Reuters on Thursday that the Israeli government had made a proposal to him...

  • Katsav denied new hearing in rape conviction sentence

    May 14, 2012 | 10:17 am

    An Israeli Supreme Court justice denied a new hearing for former President Moshe Katsav to request a reduction in his seven-year prison sentence for a rape conviction.

    Supreme Court Justice Esther Hayut on Sunday denied the motion for a new hearing, meaning that the only possibility...

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  • Vietnamese Beauties, the Perfect Mani Pedi & Bionic Hearing

    By Ilana Angel

    August 3, 2011 | 10:14 pm

    I love getting a Mani Pedi. It is an easy way to pamper yourself, can be done inexpensively, and nice hands are feet are important.  More men should actually make it a part of their regular schedules because it’s gross when a man’s hands are feet are gnarly.  God Bless Ryan...

  • Why Congressman Peter King is making a mistake

    March 9, 2011 | 5:10 pm

    We are, respectively, an imam and an Orthodox rabbi. Last month, our two congregations initiated a series of joint gatherings to enable our people to get to know one another, and study our respective sacred texts together. We were motivated simply by the recognition that the...

  • Listen, will you?

    By Rabbi Haim Ovadia

    December 3, 2008 | 9:29 pm

    You are driving, looking for an address, when your wife tells you to ask someone. You refuse, but you finally make it to your destination -- two hours late. Are you familiar with this scenario?

    When it happened to me, we were going to our first Shabbaton in Pennsylvania, got lost...

  • Hearing-Loss Growth Speaks Volumes

    By Debbe Geiger

    February 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Catherine Strick didn't know she was losing her hearing until five years ago when she went for her first annual physical and took a routine hearing test. Now, the 44-year-old accountant readily admits she has trouble hearing, and says people are quick to notice.

    "My...

  • PowerPoint Purim

    By Kelly Hartog

    March 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Sometimes it's hard to hear the reading of the Megillat Esther over the raucous screeches, foot stamping and grogger spinning that come following the reading of Haman's name on Purim. Often the reader of the megilla has to wait until the noise subsides before continuing.

    But for...

  • For the Kids

    By Abby Gilad

    January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Does your mother ever tell you to do something like clean up your room or put your socks in the laundry? And then, when you ask her why you have to do it, she says: "Because I said so!"



       In Parshat Mishpatim, after hearing Moses speak of the many mitzvot (613 to be exact)...

  • Community Briefs

    By Journal Staff

    January 16, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Couple Airs Mideast Views at Caltech

    The Middle East conflict came to the Caltech campus in Pasadena last week, when Adam Shapiro and Huwaida Arraf presented a talk on "Eyewitness to Occupied Palestine."

    Shapiro, a Brooklyn-born Jew, and his wife, a Palestinian Arab, are...

  • Beth Olam Cemetery

    By Shlomit Levy

    November 20, 1997 | 7:00 pm

    Beth Olam Cemetery in Hollywood, one of the most venerable and historical Jewish cemeteries in Southern California, is in danger of being abandoned and padlocked.

    Beth Olam is the Jewish section of Hollywood Memorial Park at Santa Monica Blvd. and Gower St. It is in bankruptcy and...

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