The first surprise came when I typed 2270 S. Harvard Blvd into my phone, and discovered that it's only 4.8 miles from my synagogue, Congregation B’nai David Judea, in the Pico Robertson neighborhood. I had always assumed that it was much farther away than that. Actually, that it...
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From The Prelinger Archives.
September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm
The following is an excerpt from a speech Rabbi Eric Yoffie delivered Aug. 3 to the Islamic Society of North America's 44th annual convention in Chicago. Yoffie is president of the Union for Reform Judaism, the largest Jewish religious movement in North America, consisting of more...
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Trailer for 'The Bubble'
The morning after they first make love, Noam and Ashraf -- the twentysomething romantic leads in "The Bubble," Eytan Fox's gay spin on the Romeo and Juliet story -- take in the sunrise over Tel Aviv from the roof of Noam's apartment building.
In an easygoing...
December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pmCAIR
It is getting somewhat boring to read yet another letter in The Jewish Journal from such a disingenuous character as Hussam Ayloush (Letters, Dec. 1). Typical of Ayloush and other CAIR officials, he engages only in ad hominem smears and refuses to deal with the substantive...
September 7, 2006 | 8:00 pmPearl, Ahmed Awarded $100K Prize for Fight Against Intolerance
Judea Pearl and Akbar Ahmed, a Jew and a Muslim, are the joint recipients of a new $100,000 prize for their campaign against intolerance and the roots of terrorism.
The Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. professors were...
July 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm
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January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Nearly a decade after the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, his daughter fears that Israeli society has not yet faced up to the underlying causes of the horrifying crime by a Jewish extremist.
"We are still an intolerant people, afraid of diversity, unwilling to...
March 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm
A widely circulated Internet report that Steven Spielberg was planning to produce a trilogy of films exposing Christian brutality has been denounced as a hoax and "mean prank" by the filmmaker's chief spokesman.
The report, headed, "Spielberg Fights Fire With Fire," quotes him as...
June 7, 2001 | 8:00 pm
Critics of the United Nations have been handed a big load of new ammunition as the international body careens toward a high-profile conference that could be the biggest Israel bash-a-thon ever.
The Bush administration is working to thwart the hijacking of the World Conference against...
April 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm
Bitterness Once Removed
Eleven years ago my parents divorced after my father found out my mother had been having an affair for four years. Although my sister and I were already in our 20's, it had a devastating effect on the family. My father stayed single, alone and...
January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pmSteve Glickman, Jewish Student Association (JSA) president at Georgetown University, is battling "muffled intolerance on campus." He gives a small but chilling example.
"Yesterday, when we were passing out blue ribbons... against intolerance and for diversity, two students approached...