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  • Netanyahu injures leg playing soccer with Jewish, Arab youth

    June 11, 2012 | 10:28 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu injured his leg during a soccer match with Jewish and Arab youth.

    Netanyahu pulled a tendon in his leg during the Monday afternoon game in Jerusalem, Walla! News reported.  The prime minister slipped on the grass, rose and continued to play and scored a goal, according to Walla!

    Netanyahu’s personal physician, Dr. Tzvi Berkowitz, examined the prime minister and diagnosed the pulled tendon, according to the news website. The injury caused the postponement of a Likud Party meeting.

  • Exploding Knives, and Other Hazards of Kashering

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    March 25, 2009 | 9:13 pm

    Let me just start by admitting that I probably didn’t really need to put the knife directly on my burner. But it was the first time in a very long time I was kashering anything, and I had conflicting guidance from my rabbi and my mother, and I thought I needed to drop a hot metal...

  • Letters

    May 26, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Workers' Comp Woes

    I am appalled by Jill Stewart's self serving and misleading missives about the so-called reform (in reality, deform) of workers' compensation ("It's Time to Heal Worker's Comp," May 6).

    During the past approximately 25 years I have been representing injured...

  • Set, Spike, Kiss

    By Carin Davis

    October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    I'll never play the violin in high heels again.

    OK, I'll be back in sticks in six weeks, and I never played the fiddle. But I did play an important game of volleyball.

    Every Sunday, my peeps and I play co-ed pickup volleyball on Venice Beach. New catch Austin is always up for a...

  • Once Upon a Mime

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 19, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Once upon a time, Joel ben Izzy worked as a mime -- until he injured his hip in a car crash.

    Then he became a storyteller who lost his voice.

    "If I could market irony, I'd be rich," said the wry, rueful performer.

    Ben Izzy -- who eventually regained his speech -- recounts the journey...

  • A Teen Spared From Terror

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    November 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Hilla Hayo, 16, was not a victim of the Dolphinarium attack in Tel Aviv on June 1, 2001 -- but she could have been. The teenager, who, along with four classmates, spent 10 days at New Community Jewish High School in West Hills this October as part of the Los Angeles Jewish...