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  • Romney: My first visit as president would be to Israel

    November 23, 2011 | 10:47 am

    Mitt Romney said his first foreign trip as president would be to Israel.

    Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, said during a foreign policy debate Tuesday night that President Obama had been unfriendly to Israel.

    “The right course for Israel is to care about Israel,” he said...

  • Lebanon war underscores inequality of Arab Israelis

    By Uri Dromi

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Wars, like hurricanes, tend to expose flaws in societies. In Israel, the recent war with Hezbollah revealed lack of preparedness for this kind of war against an elusive enemy, mediocre conduct of the operations, deficiencies in equipment, shortages of shelters for the civilians and...
  • Genocide survivors turn into lobbyists for Darfur

    By Sarah Price Brown

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Eli Wiesel and George Clooney have spoken out about it. Protesters have rallied against it. Even an online game seeks to draw attention to the ongoing genocide in Sudan's Darfur.
     
    Now, a local group is taking a different approach to turning the world's eyes toward the Sudanese...
  • Area synagogues weigh benefits, pitfalls of High Holidays security

    By Marc Ballon

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi David Eliezrie has peyos, a beard and wears a black hat and a long black coat. "I look pretty Jewish," quips Eliezrie, senior rabbi of Congregation Beth Meir HaCohen/North County Chabad Center in Yorba Linda.
     
    If an anti-Semite were intent on lashing out at Jews, Eliezrie...
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  • Effects of Fighting Will Be Felt Throughout Region

    By Leslie Susser

    July 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Fighting in the ongoing Israeli-Hezbollah standoff has been confined to two of the Middle East's smallest countries, but the outcome could have major strategic implications for the region as a whole.



    The dismantling or severe weakening of the Shiite terrorist group would be a...

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