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  • Holocaust’s enduring lessons

    By Tom Tugend

    February 13, 2013 | 2:02 pm

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) will be transplanted, at least in part, from Washington, D.C.’s National Mall to Los Angeles on Feb. 17.

    In a daylong commemoration and celebration at the Skirball Cultural Center, marking the run-up to the museum’s 20th...

  • Jews at Jon Stewart’s ‘sanity’ rally find plenty of like-minded

    November 2, 2010 | 9:44 am

    When “Saturday Night Live” alum “Father Guido Sarducci,” delivering the benediction at Jon Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity, ran through a list of religions seeking the true faith, Judaism received the biggest applause.

    That didn’t surprise Rivka Burstein-Stern.

    “There...

  • Sanity rally, L.A.-Style [VIDEO]

    By Susan Freudenheim

    October 30, 2010 | 3:02 pm

    If 10 million gathered for the Rally to Restore Sanity on the mall in Washington, D.C., as Jon Stewart proclaimed (really, probably more like a few hundred thousand), then there were at least 1 million in Los Angeles’ MacArthur Park on Saturday (or maybe more like 2,000) all...

  • Sanity rally: Now that we are all friends, what do we do?

    October 30, 2010 | 2:06 pm

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - One thing to be said for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s Restore Sanity and/or Fear Rally today in Washington: they didn’t pull the transparent trick that Glenn Beck did last month with his Restore Honor Rally.  Beck, the right-wing talker, used his...

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  • At Save Darfur Rally: ‘Never Again, Again’

    By Rachel Silverman

    May 4, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Some, like Seattle resident Julie Margulies, 50, flew thousands of miles to the nation's capital to attend. Others, like high school student Adam Zuckerman, 18, from Portland, Maine, raised money to help bring friends -- both Darfuri and Jewish -- to Washington for the big day.

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