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  • Obama, Kerry will not meet Netanyahu on U.S. visit

    January 22, 2015 | 10:04 am

    President Barack Obama will not meet Israel's prime minister when he visits Washington in March, the White House said on Thursday, after being blindsided by the Republicans' invitation to Benjamin Netanyahu to address the U.S. Congress on Iran.

    Bernadette Meehan, a spokeswoman...

  • Demonstrations over war on Gaza shut down Wilshire (video)

    By Ryan Torok

    August 10, 2014 | 3:52 pm

    Pro-Palestinian demonstrators marched on Wilshire Boulevard today, closing down the street. Their ultimate destination was the headquarters of the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles.

    The Aug. 10 rally drew pro-Palestinian, anti-Zionist demonstrators. Photo by Ryan...

  • Ulpana activists begin march to Jerusalem

    June 4, 2012 | 11:08 am

    Hundreds of settlement activists began marching Monday from the Ulpana neighborhood on the outskirts of the Beit El settlement in the West Bank toward Jerusalem.

    The protest march is against plans to raze five apartment buildings in Ulpana, which are on land claimed by Palestinian...

  • Global March to Jerusalem could bring thousands of Arabs to Israel’s borders

    March 27, 2012 | 2:05 pm

    If pro-Palestinian calls for a so-called Global March to Jerusalem are heeded, thousands of Arabs from the West Bank, Gaza, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria could converge on Israel’s borders.

    The day, March 30, marks Land Day, which commemorates the deaths of six Arab Israelis...

  • Occupy Boston-Not Palestine march held

    October 19, 2011 | 11:25 am

    A demonstration and march hosted by Occupy Boston protested U.S. support of Israel’s presence in “Palestine.”

    Tuesday’s march, under the moniker Occupy Boston-Not Palestine, was held in conjunction with dozens of members of Jewish Women for Justice in Palestine at Dewey Square, the...

  • 3,000 police on patrol for annual Jerusalem Day march

    June 1, 2011 | 7:51 am

    Some 30,000 Israelis gathered for the annual flag march through eastern Jerusalem in honor of Jerusalem Day, as at least 3,000 police took up patrols throughout the city.

    The annual march led by the religious Zionist community, in which participants march and dance with flags...

  • Obituaries: March 4-March 10, 2011

    March 1, 2011 | 5:54 pm

    Herman Alevy Jan. 17 at 89. Survived by daughter Gail (Martin) Grossman; son Scott (Joanne); 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Estelle Alpern. Malinow and Silverman

    Abraham Algazi Nov. 8 at 62. Survived by daughter Erika; sons Cesar, Daniel, Israel, Isaac; mother...

  • At least one million in Egypt take to the streets to call for Mubarak’s ouster [VIDEO]

    February 1, 2011 | 10:51 am

    At least one million people rallied across Egypt on Tuesday clamoring for President Hosni Mubarak to give up power, piling pressure on a leader who has towered over Middle East politics for 30 years to make way for a new era of democracy in the Arab nation.

    Cairo’s Tahrir...

  • Congress passes funding until March

    December 22, 2010 | 10:49 am

    Congress passed a procedural resolution that sustains government funding until March.

    The “continuing resolution” passed Tuesday includes the $2.75 billion in annual defense assistance for Israel. It passed 79-16 in the Senate and 193-165 in the U.S. House of Representatives.


  • Easy to forget, Sharansky tells March

    April 12, 2010 | 11:02 am

    Former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky, who now heads the Jewish Agency for Israel, led more than 10,000 people in the March of the Living in Poland on Yom Hashoah.

    “We have come here today to remember. But it is easy to forget,” Sharansky said at the beginning of the march at the...

  • Groups to White House: What about Palestinian incitement?

    March 16, 2010 | 12:44 pm

    In response to the Obama administration’s stepped-up criticism of Israeli building plans in Jerusalem, Jewish groups are slamming the White House for failing to speak out more against Palestinian incitement.

    Particularly galling, several Jewish organizational leaders said, is that...

  • Forget School—Let’s Go March

    By Jennifer Solis

    April 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    OK, I'll admit it: I was one of the half-million congesting downtown Los Angeles the weekend of the massive pro-immigrant rally. My mother, who also went along, did so because many of her friends were marching, and it was a great social occasion.

    For me, it was an opportunity to...

  • Teens Take a March to Remember

    By Jane Ulman

    May 12, 2005 | 8:00 pm


    David Grossman, 18, wanted to make the Holocaust more personal. Eliya Shachar, 18, wished to understand her grandmother's pain. And Max Kappel, 17, wanted to find a tangible place to comprehend the Shoah.

    They were among 51 teenagers from Los Angeles who took part in last week's...

  • Delegates at UJC Assembly Show Solidarity

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    November 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Waving Israeli, American and Canadian flags and hoisting signs naming their hometowns, thousands of delegates at the Jewish federation system's General Assembly (GA) wound their way through the back alleys, markets and main streets of Jerusalem, vowing to stand by Israel.

    A mission...

  • For the Kids

    By Abby Gilad

    November 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    November Madness

    In Old English, the month of November was called "blood month." It was a month of animal sacrifices that took place to prepare for the long winter. But what is the etymology of the word "November?"

    Here's a hint: The Roman calendar began in March (similar to the...