President Bush's Jan. 7 proposal to dramatically expand immigration to the United States ignited a national debate about this highly emotional issue. While this is a critical policy that will profoundly affect all Americans, it is a policy that must be of particular concern to...
What San Gabriel’s Padres taught William Mulholland
House rejects stopgap security agency funding, partial shutdown looms
Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
LAUSD board race a study in polarization
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
‘Kosher Soul’ plays on stereotypes — amusing some, angering others
January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm
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Israel Lifts BBC Ban
Israel said it would resume ties with the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC), which recently named an ombudsman to oversee its Middle East coverage. Israeli officials long have charged pro-Palestinian bias in the BBC's coverage. Israel stopped cooperating with...
September 11, 2003 | 8:00 pm
The National Jewish Population Survey (NJPS) 2000-01, dubbed "Strength, Challenge and Diversity," offers key findings on demographics, intermarriage, Jewish "connections" -- that is, communal behavioral trends -- and such "special" topics as the elderly, immigration and poverty....
August 14, 2003 | 8:00 pm
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California Tries To Help Survivors
State Treasurer Phil Angelides has called on 170 of California's largest financial institutions to waive wire transfer fees charged Holocaust survivors and their families for restitution payments from abroad. During a news conference at Bet...
July 3, 2003 | 8:00 pm
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March 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Jews in distress are being encouraged to seek out a trouble-free environment way, way down under -- in New Zealand.
With Jewish communities in Argentina and South Africa seen as potential pools of immigrants, the Orthodox community in Auckland and the local B'nai B'rith both have...
February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm
January 16, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Iris Bahr is pretty, but you could watch her for the full span of her 54-minute one-woman production and still manage to miss that.Â
With the help of a masculine hairdo (she cut her hair for the show, and wears it slicked back) and some minimal wardrobe changes, Bahr morphs into...
December 19, 2002 | 7:00 pm
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To obtain the views of the two main gubernatorial candidates on issues of particular interest to the Jewish community, The Jewish Journal submitted identical questions to Republican Bill Simon Jr. and Democratic incumbent Gov. Gray Davis. Following are their unedited responses....
March 2, 2000 | 7:00 pmCalifornia's ballot initiatives have been making laws and national headlines since 1911. Designed by Governor Hiram Johnson to take politics directly to the people and over the heads of a corrupt legislature, the initiative process often focuses on populist issues. California voters...
UCLA judicial board nom questioned for Jewish backgroundSHARES
German Jewish leader warns against wearing kipah in Muslim neighborhoodsSHARES
Meet Oscar-winner Graham Moore: Hollywood’s newest Jewish writing prodigySHARES
Ewan McGregor to direct adaptation of Philip Roth’s ‘American Pastoral’SHARES