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  • ‘Dictator’ scribes dish on Sacha Baron Cohen’s new comedy

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 2, 2012 | 11:46 am

    David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer, screenwriters of Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest film, “The Dictator,” were bantering in the comic actor’s office as Alec Berg, their co-writer, joined in by speakerphone — he was home babysitting his young daughter. Baron Cohen, star of the...

  • Plot reportedly uncovered to kill Jews in Azerbaijan

    January 25, 2012 | 10:27 am

    At least two citizens of Azerbaijan reportedly have been arrested in connection with an alleged plot to kill two Jewish educators and the Israeli ambassador in Baku.

    The arrests last week were reported in local media in the Azerbaijani capital. Three men reportedly were charged with...

  • Israeli ambassador returns to Jordan after demonstration

    September 16, 2011 | 11:13 am

    Israel’s ambassador to Jordan returned to Amman after being withdrawn in advance of an anti-Israel protest.

    The ambassador returned Friday, two days after Israel withdrew its embassy staff from the Jordanian capital as a safety precaution.

    According to reports, only about 200...

  • Protesters who distrupted Israeli ambassador at UC Irvine charged by prosecutors

    February 5, 2011 | 12:08 pm

    From the LATimes.com:

    The Orange County district attorney’s office on Friday charged 11 defendants with conspiring to disrupt a meeting and a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States at UC Irvine last year.

    The move comes after about 50 protesters rallied in front of...

  • Briefs: DREAM Act passage pushed, City clears Holocaust Museum hurdle, but one more remains

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    DREAM Act Passage Pushed

    The American Jewish Committee (AJC) joined last week in a mock graduation to urge Congress to pass the DREAM Act, which would enable the estimated 50,000 undocumented students who graduate high school each year to enter college and earn citizenship.