In the early hours of Jan. 2, Shervin Lalezary was on only his fourth solo patrol as a Los Angeles reserve sheriff’s deputy. Driving on Sunset Boulevard near Fairfax Avenue in West Hollywood, he spotted a minivan that fit the description of one believed to be used by an arsonist who...
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
Q&A with Jorma Kaukonen on Jefferson Airplane and Judaism
Tag: Iranian Jew
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Candidates Obama and Clinton 'debate' Iran. April 16
With Iran a hot topic in the U.S. presidential race this year, the candidates' foreign policy statements are being examined closely by everyone, not least the Iranian Jewish community. Comments by Democratic frontrunner Sen. Barack...
October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pmThe September release of a new documentary that follows Jimmy Carter on tour for his controversial book, "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid," has reignited the longstanding animosity many Iranian Americans feel toward the former U.S. president.
The film, "Man From Plains", reveals the...
When they killed Cousin Ebi with a bullet to the heart, my family finally decided it was time to leave Iran
July 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm
July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pmNegev Desert Takes in Sudanese Refugees
Israel is erecting a tent city in the Negev Desert to accommodate Sudanese refugees. Internal Security Minister Avi Dichter announced Monday that with hundreds of refugees from Darfur and other Sudanese trouble spots flocking to Israel through...
May 31, 2007 | 8:00 pm
The Rita show in Rio de Janeiro this February
Only Rita could have pulled it off. Her famous "One" concert was the first time any Israeli recording artist has attempted such an extravagant, multimedia performance. With its crew of 50 tumbling dancers, grandiose costumes,...
May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm
April 5, 2007 | 8:00 pmShe comes up to me through the crowd -- designer clothes and Tahitian pearls and that I-know-I'm-gorgeous confidence that makes her impossible to look away from -- and hands me one of my own books. We're at a writers' conference in Long Beach. I'm scheduled to speak later in the day,...
Delshad sworn in as B.H. Mayor, free money for offered to first-time campers, Q & A with ex-Chief Justice of Israel
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