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  • HEALTH CARE DECISION—Jews Respond: Nancy K. Kaufman, CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women

    June 29, 2012 | 1:55 pm

    “The US Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a huge victory for women and families across the country. This ruling means that women, seniors, children, young adults, the poor – in fact, the vast majority of the population—will reap the benefits...

  • Asking Too Much

    By  David A. Lehrer

    March 16, 2012 | 3:48 pm

    Last Friday we had an op/ed in the Times about Senate Bill 182 that mandates that California’s Administrative Office of the Courts (“AOC”)  survey every judge and justice in California and all judicial applicants as to their gender, their gender identity and their sexual...

  • Back to School

    By Rabbi Elazar Muskin

    August 31, 2011 | 10:48 am

    With a new school year upon us, I found the following story, “What Teachers Make,” revealing.

    “The dinner guests were sitting around the table discussing life. One man, a CEO, decided to discuss the current problems with education. He argued, ‘What’s a kid going to learn...

  • How to judge judges on judgment (election) day

    By Tom Tugend

    August 14, 2008 | 1:04 am

    It's the evening before Election Day, and Morton and Ethel Voterstein sit down after dinner to decide how to mark their ballots.

    They know whom they want for president, as well as for U.S. and state senators and representatives. It's a bit tougher to decide on the state and local...

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  • Who Wants to Be Israel’s Ambassador?

    By Dina Kraft

    February 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Quiet on the set," shouts a production assistant, and silence falls over the fake marble floor of a studio designed to look like a conference room in Jerusalem's King David Hotel.

    As a makeup artist dabs more powder on the forehead of Yaakov Perry, former head of Israel's Shin...

  • Jewish Candidates Vie for Court Posts

    By David Finnigan

    February 26, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Jewish district attorneys and subordinate judicial officers are among the 36 candidates seeking to fill nine Los Angeles County Superior Court judge vacancies in Tuesday's primary election.

    One interesting Superior Court race is for Office 69, where the five candidates include two...