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  • Israeli alleged mobsters appear in L.A. court

    By Tom Tugend

    January 19, 2011 | 9:41 am

    Five Israeli alleged mob figures extradited to Los Angeles last week will spend a considerable amount of time in jail — and that’s before their trial starts.

    Defense lawyer Victor Sherman and his colleagues have asked for additional time to get up to speed on the complex cases,...

  • Knesset Speaker Dalia Itzik meets with local leaders

    July 23, 2008 | 4:24 pm

    On a break from her duties as Speaker of the Knesset, Dalia Itzik joined L.A. influentials for a dinner reception hosted by The American Friends of the Citizens’ Empowerment Center in Israel (CECI). The event, which took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Shapour Sedaghat, included Jacob Dayan, the consul general of Israel in Los Angeles; professor Izzy Borovich, chairman of El Al Airlines; Izak Parviz Nazarian, president of CECI; Beny Alagem, and local leaders of American Jewish Committee, AIPAC, Jewish National Fund and Magbit Foundation.

  • Speaker Pelosi, Speaker Itzik talk tough on Iran at Hadassah conclave

    By Tom Tugend

    July 15, 2008 | 2:32 pm

    As the personification of women's empowerment, two of the most influential female politicians in the United States and Israel stood on the stage, greeted by the cheers of more than 1,800 delegates to the 94th national Hadassah convention.

    Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House of...