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  • Peace Peace: A Prayer During War

    July 18, 2014 | 12:06 pm

    Rachel is crying for her children

    She refuses to be comforted

    From beyond the grave she cries

    Through the centuries

    Her tears flow

    Hagar cries too

    From beyond the grave

    Their tears intermingle

    The tears of the mothers

    Grieving over dead sons and...

  • Lincoln’s Party Parties

    By Marc Ballon

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    When Studio City entertainment lawyer Susan Rabin told her daughter that she planned to attend a convention for Jewish Republicans, her liberal offspring told her to have fun with "the other Jewish Republican."

    Little did she know....

    Some 150 energetic, enthusiastic and mostly...

  • Drama in Israel, High Stakes in the U.S.

    By James D. Besser

    June 3, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Israeli politics is always a mix of high drama and low comedy, but the current fight within Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's divided government is anything but entertaining for Jewish leaders here.

    Israeli commentators have noted that it is a struggle for the soul of the Likud party....

  • Just a Theory

    By Amy Kaufman

    May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    In a sea of competitors, 17-year-old Ilya Gurevich of Israel is alone in the field of theoretical physics. All the other teenagers competing in the physics division at this year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair have entered projects in practical physics, Gurevich...

  • Freedom Is at Root of Mideast Peace

    By Rep. Howard Berman

    April 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    I'm fond of saying my identity as a Jew formed well before my identity as a Democrat. And I have always believed that a significant part of my mission and role in Congress is to weigh in and provide leadership on issues of critical concern to the Jewish community here and in Israel....