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  • In Christian version of AIPAC, CUFI draws 5,600 to Washington for pro-Israel lobbying

    July 17, 2012 | 10:46 am

    Seven years on, many Jews still have lingering questions about the addition to the pro-Israel lobbying scene of Christians United for Israel, the project of evangelical leader Rev. John Hagee.

    Hagee believes he has a biblical mandate to press on and is undeterred.

    “As Isaiah...

  • The Class of 2004 Ready to Journey On

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    June 10, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    It's graduation time and The Journal caught up with several high-achieving high school graduates from around the Southland. For many of these young leaders, Judaism will continue to play a role in their lives as they enter the world of college and beyond.

    Rena Stern


  • Wanted: Homes for Jewish Foster Children

    By Gaby Wenig

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It was two years ago that Yocheved Rosenthal of Hancock Park heard that a family of young Orthodox children had been placed in a non-Jewish, Spanish-speaking foster home.

    The children, who had been placed with the family because the situation in their own home was abusive, were...

  • Does the Jewish Vote Matter to Gore and Bush?

    By Michael Aushenker

    March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Inside a ballroom at the Washington Hilton, Rabbi Leonid Feldman, the Soviet-raised spiritual leader of Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach, captivates thousands of young Jews with his moving, heartwrenching account of the long, treacherous road that led him to discover the Judaism that so...
  • Tough Choices for Hate Law Boosters

    By James D

    November 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    For Jewish leaders, lobbying sometimes involves tough choices between winning and doing the right thing. That dynamic is very much in play this week as many Jewish groups, with a boost from President Bill Clinton, fight desperately to save a new hate crimes law that has become cannon...