Sadly, for Dania and Dror Rishpy, the call, built on a baseless report from a bad source, brought but another fleeting flicker of hope.
It has been a year since Dana Rishpy, an Israeli girl last seen...
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From the BBC:
An indigenous language in southern Mexico is in danger of disappearing because its last two speakers have stopped talking to one another.
Of course, this begs the question “If two Jews means three opinions, how many languages do two Jews speak?”
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Speaker after speaker at the recent immigration march in Los Angeles told the 500,000-strong primarily Latino crowd that racism and anti-immigrant sentiments lie behind the debates on Capitol Hill about border enforcement. This was the focus at the march and subsequent student...
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The American distributor of a Mexican film denounced by Catholic groups has been flooded with protest letters, many with an anti-Semitic tone.
"The Crime of Father Amaro" is based on a 19th-century Portuguese novel, but the film is set in contemporary Mexico. Its protagonist is an...
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On Dec. 8, 1596, Luis de Carvajal, his mother and three sisters were burned at the stake in an auto de fe in Mexico City after the Holy Office of the Inquisition found them guilty of secretly practicing the Jewish faith.
The de Carvajal family was one of the most prominent in...
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Student films from throughout Southern California are currentlybeing featured on the three-part KCET series "Fine Cut: A Festival ofStudent Film," airing on Sundays at 10 p.m. The series, hosted bydirector Michael Apted, will feature a total of 17 films fromstudents at UCLA, USC,...