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  • Iranian Jews stand by their man Katsav in rape and sexual harassment case

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Despite a flurry of criticism directed at Israeli President Moshe Katsav over rape and sexual harassment allegations, support for Israel's embattled president remains strong among Southern California's Iranian Jews.

    "Many in the community here know President Katsav on a personal...

  • Special-needs kids enjoy giant circle of friends

    By Sue Fishkoff

    December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Micah Abraham is standing on a stool in his parents' kitchen, stirring a bowl of brownie mix. "Frosting?" the 7-year-old asks Daphna Davidowitz, 16, his Friendship Circle volunteer.

    "Not yet," she cautions.

    "When brownies done, we put on frosting!" Micah persists.

    Suddenly he turns...