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This the seventh letter in a debate on changing the date of Independence Day in Israel. Readers who are not yet familiar with the debate can read more about it here.
The letter comes from Udi Lion, a graduate of Merkaz HaRav Yeshiva in Jerusalem and the director of special...
June 8, 2012 | 8:32 am
This the sixth letter in a debate on changing the date of Independence Day in Israel. Readers who are not yet familiar with the debate can read more about it here.
The letter comes from Yossi Tsuria, an expert in software security, advisory board member at Citala Ltd and former...
June 4, 2012 | 11:23 am
This the fifth letter in a debate on changing the date of Independence Day in Israel. Readers who are not yet familiar with the debate can read more about it here.
The fifth letter is by Rabbi Yehuda Brandes, head of the Center for Advanced Judaic Studies and Leadership, and...
June 3, 2012 | 1:22 pm
This the fourth letter in a debate on changing the date of Independence Day in Israel. Readers who are not yet familiar with the debate can read more about it here.
Letter 4 is by Rabbi Dr. Michael Avraham, a lecturer at Bar-Ilan University and former teacher at the Yerucham Hesder...
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Listen to President Obama
It is ironic that Judea Pearl wrote this article on the eve of perhaps the worst foreign policy speech on Israel and the Middle East in American history (“Words Matter — Obama’s Next Challenge,” May 20). His phrase “Words Matter” tells it all....
May 17, 2011 | 2:38 pm
This year, for the first time in decades, Israel Independence Day came and went without a major public celebration in Los Angeles, and local Jewish leaders are vowing that won’t happen again.
“We are completely committed to having a communitywide celebration for Israel’s...
May 12, 2011 | 10:09 am
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger stole the show at the Israel Independence Day celebration hosted by Consul General Jacob Dayan in Los Angeles.
Twelve national and international television crews, plus another dozen photographers and print reporters jostled for positions...
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A lack of funding has forced organizers to cancel this year’s Israel Independence Day Festival in Woodley Park, a community event that at its height attracted as many as 30,000 people. An immediate donation of around $30,000 could reverse the decision, according to Yoram Gutman,...
May 19, 2008 | 5:58 pm
Yesterday I had the rare pleasure of attending one of Israel’s 60th independence day celebrations here in Los Angeles at Woodley Park which attracted thousands of local Jews—including Iranian Jews. The event was packed with Israeli music, food, carnival type rides, booths...
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While there's no conflict with Mother's Day this year, organizers of the April 29 Israel Independence Day Festival at Woodley Park are facing another challenge.
The celebration of Israel's 59th year falls on the same day as Big Sunday, a...
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