The chief of Jordan’s nuclear commission and godfather of the kingdom’s nuclear program has come under increasing pressure to resign for allegedly making an insulting reference to local tribes, putting at risk the multi-billion dollar undertaking to solve the country’s energy...
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an interview with CNN that Israel is reconsidering its plans for a nuclear energy facility in light of what happened in Japan. The interview is set to be aired later on Thursday.
Japan is facing a nuclear crisis after a major earthquake and...
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A third explosion in four days rocked the earthquake-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan early Tuesday, the country’s nuclear safety agency said.
The blast at Dai-ichi Unit 2 followed two hydrogen explosions at the plant - the latest on Monday - as...
December 30, 2008 | 4:46 pmBusinessman and philanthropist Ezri Namvar was once a pillar of the local Iranian Jewish community, a trusted friend to whom many in the community loaned freely and without fear.
Now Namvar and his investment company, Namco Capital Group, Inc., are accused of losing as much as $400...
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December 18, 2008 | 2:11 amAmid the cascade of bad economic news of the past few months, five Jewish high schools in Los Angeles received some good news last week.
The Jim Joseph Foundation, based in San Francisco, awarded the Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE) and The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles a...
December 12, 2008 | 5:02 pm
Bernard Madoff at a 2007 roundtable discussion with Justin Fox, Ailsa Roell, Robert A. Schwartz, Muriel Seibert, and Josh Stampfli.
"It's all just one big lie."
With those words Bernard Madoff confessed to senior executives of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities that the $17...
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December 11, 2008 | 12:16 amKadima Hebrew Academy/Kadima Heschel West Middle School is confronting the economic crisis by reducing tuition school-wide for 2009-2010 by an average of 20 percent.
Kadima hopes the move -- the first of its kind in the Los Angeles area -- will encourage struggling families to keep...
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After a chunk of plaster fell from the ceiling last month, the main sanctuary at historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple was closed
Julie Miller walked a fine line when she delivered her annual president's message to the congregation of Wilshire Boulevard Temple on Erev Rosh Hashanah.
November 19, 2008 | 1:10 amSabrina Bahir was never particularly well off, at least financially. Her loving, supportive parents still reside in a trailer park and live off disability.
"I missed the Jewish American Princess boat," she joked.
Bahir believed that gaining a graduate degree -- a master's in Jewish...
November 13, 2008 | 6:14 pmPinched Pocketbooks NoBar to Party Planning
Have tough economic times forced you to scale back your child's bar or bat mitzvah party plans? With your 401(k) down, is the ice sculpture out? Is your resetting ARM making you reconsider that 18-piece orchestra?
If so, you can still have...
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Its been eight long years since the boys said wassup to each other. Even with the effects of a down economy and imminent change in the White House, the boys are still able to come together and stay true to what really matters.
This is not the first parody of the Budweiser beer commercial, of course. There’s this ‘Jewish Wassup’ from a few years back:
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