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  • Jews’ view of the pot initiative? Mixed

    October 27, 2010 | 12:05 pm

    Marijuana is everywhere. Smokers come from every walk of life — from the college student to the cancer patient, from the wealthy older couple to the heroin addict who started out just smoking weed.

    Jews care about this issue because Jews, like every other group, can be found...

  • Israel eyes regional peace push, prepares for U.S. talks with Iran

    By Leslie Susser

    October 23, 2008 | 1:08 am

    With the governments in Washington and Jerusalem set to change, Israeli leaders are reassessing policy in two key areas: Middle East peacemaking and Iran.

    On peacemaking, both President Shimon Peres and Defense Minister Ehud Barak are coming out strongly in favor of a new regional...

  • Bill Cracks Down on Killers of Americans

    By Matthew E. Berger

    December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    A Jewish community initiative to bring to justice those who kill Americans overseas has become law.

    Provisions of a bill spearheaded by the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), dubbed the Koby Mandell Act, were incorporated into the omnibus spending bill President Bush signed...

  • Geneva Initiative Is Merely a Dream

    By Micah D. Halpern

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The Geneva initiative is a dream. It's unrealistic; it's hoopla. I suppose people need diversions in their lives.

    That it was a private Israeli citizen and members of the opposition party who drafted the initiative is fine in my book. That's not a crime in Israel. There is no Logan...

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  • Community Briefs

    October 17, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Banks Waive Fees on Reparation Payments

    Holocaust survivors in California will no longer have to pay up to 12 percent of their reparation payments in wire transfer fees charged by five banks.

    At a news conference Oct. 8, Assemblywoman Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) announced...

  • Guns and Butterfat

    By Rob Eshman

    February 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Here's an idea for a potentially disastrous event: invite young Industry hotshots to your home on one of the coldest nights of the year to discuss the federal budget.

    But Dan and Jenna Adler did exactly that last week. And partly because the Adlers are well-connected and...