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  • American Marine Lou Lenart, ‘the man who saved Tel Aviv,’ dies at 94

    By Tom Tugend

    July 20, 2015 | 8:56 pm

    Louis (Lou) Lenart, an American fighter pilot hailed as “The Man who saved Tel Aviv” during the opening days of Israel’s War of Independence, died Monday (July 20) at his home in Raanana, Israel.

    He was 94 and died of heart and kidney failures. His funeral on Wednesday (July 22)...

  • Probe of Chattanooga shooting suspect focuses on Mideast travel

    July 17, 2015 | 11:27 am

    U.S. authorities believe the suspect in the fatal shootings of four Marines in Tennessee visited Jordan last year and possibly Yemen as well, two U.S. government sources said on Friday, as investigators looked for any connection to Islamist militants.

    Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez,...

  • Senate affirms commitment to Israeli military’s qualitative edge

    July 2, 2012 | 11:25 am

    The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation that reaffirms U.S. security commitments to Israel.

    More specifically, the measure says that the U.S. will provide Israel with the capabilities to preserve its military’s qualitative edge, expand military and civilian...

  • 'Ask Her When She's Sober'

    By Marty Kaplan

    March 26, 2012 | 11:49 am

    Until Marine Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach and her unborn child were murdered by Marine Cpl. Cesar Laurean and buried in his backyard, her congressman, Mike Turner, had a record like any other garden-variety Republican warrior on women. With his 100 percent perfect opposition to...

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  • TV Military Drama ‘Homeland’ Taps Into America’s Psyche

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 19, 2011 | 4:04 pm

    Producer and writer Howard Gordon’s TV shows have reflected uncannily the American psyche since the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001.

    “24,” the Fox drama he helped mold into the Emmy-winning thriller about terrorist-busting super patriot Jack Bauer, premiered just...

  • In the ring, at the front, boxer Barney Ross packed a punch

    By Robert David Jaffee

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    "Barney Ross" by Douglas Century (Schocken and Nextbook, $19.95).
     
    To many sports fans, Shawn Green remains the only recognizable Jewish professional athlete. Green follows a relatively short but impressive line of Jewish baseball stars, one every generation so it seems, kind of...
  • Kids Page

    By Abby Gilad

    September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Back to the Beach

    Just because we're back in school doesn't mean we can't think about the beach. If you want to go into the new Jewish year with another mitzvah under our belt, here is a fun opportunity:

    Coastal Cleanup on Sept. 17

    Help clean the Coastal Park area at Cabrillo Beach...

  • MY IRAQ

    May 26, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    All talk of Jewish neocons aside, there's nothing innately Jewish about the invasion of Iraq. Among Jews, opinions vary regarding the war, to say the least. But like all U.S. citizens, American Jews have much invested in the enterprise's ultimate success. And those Jews involved "in...

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