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  • HAPPY THANKSGIVING 2014

    By Ilana Angel

    9 hours ago

    Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and gratitude for the blessings in our lives. I try to be grateful everyday but Thanksgiving is special because we are all being grateful together. Since this is my 48th Thanksgiving, I am going to share 48 things I am grateful for, in no...

  • Let’s be thankful for our imperfect legal system

    By David Suissa

    11 hours ago

    Imagine being the mother of one of the 200,000 people murdered in Syria over the past few years. As you grieve for your lost child, you empathize with the countless others who have suffered untold massacres in your chaotic and lawless country.

    One day, in a rundown local café on...

  • IAEA says needs more money to monitor extended Iran nuclear deal

    12 hours ago

    The U.N. atomic agency will need more funds from member states to help pay for its monitoring of an extended interim nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, it said on Wednesday.

    Iran and the United States, FranceGermany, Britain, China, and Russia failed to meet a Nov....

  • Israeli president criticizes divisive Jewish nation-state bill

    12 hours ago

    Israel's president has said a bill promoted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that would anchor in law the status of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people runs counter to its founding fathers' vision of equality for Arab citizens.

    The bill comes at a time of high...

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  • More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other U.S. cities

    12 hours ago

    National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on Wednesday in Ferguson, Missouri, as more than 400 people have been arrested in the St. Louis suburb and around the United States in unrest after a white policeman was cleared in the killing of an...

  • Receiving the Birthday Gift of Taharah

    Lori D. Shaller

    17 hours ago

    The first thing I did on my 55th birthday was to participate in my first Taharah (ritual purification).  I can’t think of a better birthday present.  Perhaps calling another person’s taharah one of my best birthday presents ever seemsas strange to you as it did to some of my...

  • Synagogue Slaughter Aforethought

    18 hours ago

    Last Tuesday morning: five Jewish men head to synagogue in Har Nof—to pray for peace. Same morning: two Palestinians head to same synagogue—to murder them. It has been only one week since the tragic day. In fewer than 48 hours, supporters of the Har Nof community rallied online and...

  • Grateful for an Imperfect World.

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    18 hours ago

    “Did you know teenage smoking is at all time low?”  My ten-year-old daughter announced unexpectedly.

    Imagine a tiny tear in a magnificent painting.  Most eyes naturally shift to the defect, bypassing the masterpiece.  We seek perfection.  We wish to mend.

    The news, from riots...

  • Meeting an old Friend at Target

    By Ilana Angel

    21 hours ago

    Last night I went to Target to buy wrapping paper. I also stopped by the toy department to see about getting clothes for my nieces favorite doll. As I looked around I noticed a young boy sitting on the floor playing with an action figure. He looked up to ask his mom if he could...

  • Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Week 2 Recap

    By Ilana Angel

    1 day ago

    Typo's are sponsored by Merlot.

    Our Housewives options are Beverly Hills and Atlanta, and quite frankly neither one is good. Atlanta is crawling through the gutter and while this is only the 2nd episode of the new season for Beverly Hills, they are on a straight trajectory to the...

  • Moving and shaking: Zimmer Children’s Museum, NJWLA thrift shops and more

    By Ryan Torok

    2 days ago

    Local community leaders named to the annual Jewish Daily Forward 50 include Israeli-American Council Chairman Shawn Evenhaim; Rabbi Eliyahu Fink of Pacific Jewish Center in Venice; Congressman Henry Waxman (D-Los Angeles) and Micah Wexler of Wexler’s Deli.

    Steven Sotloff, an...

  • Zev Yaroslavsky: Rebel politician and distracted golfer

    2 days ago

    One day in 1975, we walked into a Hungarian restaurant on Fairfax Avenue for dinner and bumped into Barbara (we called her Yael back then) and Zev Yaroslavsky, who had also come to that neighborhood hot spot to have dinner. We had known Zev for years: His father taught both of us...

  • Welcoming the stranger

    2 days ago

    On almost every emerging issue of public policy, our community asks the same question, either in audible or hushed voices: “Is it good for the Jews?” In the matter of President Barack Obama’s recent decision to defer and sideline prosecutions that might have resulted in the...

  • Ferreting out the truth about a complicated King David

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    2 days ago

    King David is like no other figure in the Hebrew Bible. “We know David as majestic king and lowly shepherd, as valiant warrior and soothing singer, as ruthless killer and passionate lover, as enraptured dancer and pious saint,” observes Jacob Wright in “David, King of Israel, and...

  • FEAR THY NEIGHBOR

    By Simone Wilson

    2 days ago

    Just after dawn on Nov. 18, a pair of Palestinian cousins from East Jerusalem went on a killing rampage in a West Jerusalem synagogue. 

    Ghassan and Uday Abu Jamal walked into the Kehilat Bnei Torah shul in Har Nof, one of Jewish Israel’s most serene, well-to-do immigrant...

  • New nonprofit offers subsidized trips to Israel for couples

    2 days ago

    Organized, low-cost or even all-expenses-paid group tours to Israel most often target high-school students and college-age youth. Now, two East Coast social entrepreneurs want to bring the experience to a new demographic: recently married couples.

    Honeymoon Israel, a newly formed...

  • Death, destiny and love in ‘Handle with Care’

    2 days ago

    Two people who don’t speak the same language manage to communicate and, ultimately, fall in love as the play “Handle With Care” unfolds at The Colony Theatre in Burbank.

    Author Jason Odell Williams said he wrote the play, his first, in 2008 as a vehicle for his Israeli wife,...

  • Cleaner & Better Thanksgiving Recipes

    By Elana Horwich

    2 days ago

    This is a collection of recipes that I hope will add a healthier indulgence to your holiday.  Enjoy!

     

     

     

     

  • Swinging with The 5th Dementia

    2 days ago

    Twice a week, four older men get together to make music. There may be nothing unusual about that, but aging has not been kind to them: To varying degrees, they’ve been affected by dementia or Parkinson’s disease. 

    Nevertheless, when they get together and play standards from the...

  • ‘Sleepless in America’ reveals eye-opening truth about lack of sleep

    2 days ago

    Can’t fall asleep? Not getting enough sleep? You’re not alone, and that sleep deprivation may be causing a lot more damage than you realize.

    Waking up earlier, going to bed later and getting far less sleep than our bodies require not only makes us tired and unable to function, it...

  • Daughter finds the write words from dad

    2 days ago

    My father rarely wrote anything down. Take birthday cards, for example: While my mother would embellish the printed message with sweet, loving passages and hand-drawn hearts, my father’s heavy script only appeared at the bottom, where he signed his name. It seemed strange for a man...

  • Jewish life at UCLA

    2 days ago

    We, the pro-Israel and Jewish student leaders of UCLA are extremely proud of our Jewish and pro-Israel student community. We stand strongly in support of Israel and against the BDS movement that is trying to delegitimize the Jewish state.

    Over the past few weeks a small group of...

  • Saving money on retirement fees

    2 days ago

    When the Israeli crowdsourced traffic app Waze was acquired by Google for close to $1 billion last year, co-founder Uri Levine had a choice to make: Continue with his creation at Google or look for the next sexy segment to be democratized by the power of the crowd. He chose to move...

  • ‘A Sacred Culture Rebuilt’ at Museum of Tolerance

    2 days ago

    Just inside the fluorescent-lit room, six picnic-style tables were supplied with arts and crafts essentials: scissors, glue sticks and stock photos. 

    “A lot of survivors don’t have pictures,” said Lori Shocket, artist and curator of the hands-on exhibition, so she came prepared...

  • Israeli officials: Revoke residency of Palestinian attackers

    2 days ago

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Israel’s Interior Minister Gilad Erdan this week revoked the permanent resident status of Mahmoud Nadi, a Palestinian who drove a suicide bomber to the 2001 terrorist attack at the Dolphinarium nightclub in Tel Aviv. The attack...

  • Forensic pathologist is no regular ‘Working Stiff’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    2 days ago

    Dr. Judy Melinek can’t watch “CSI,” “Bones” and the myriad other medical examiner (ME) shows that have exploded on to television. “I end up yelling at the TV and throwing things,” Melinek, 45, a forensic pathologist for Alameda County who also testifies in cases throughout the...

  • Film for Thought: Israel’s Moral Might

    2 days ago

    What is true strength? Is a person’s strength measured by his moral fiber or by the impression he gives off? Does strength emanate from within oneself – from one’s moral character – and spread to the outside, or does it begin externally – with a painted-on façade – and percolate...

  • Missouri governor orders more troops to Ferguson after riots

    2 days ago

    Aiming to head off more looting and rioting, Missouri's governor on Tuesday ordered National Guard reinforcements into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson following overnight violence ignited by the clearing of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager....

  • L.A. Community Eruv facing dire financial crisis

    By Jonathan Maseng

    2 days ago

    Howard Witkin is something of an expert when it comes to things people don’t appreciate until they truly need them. When he’s not busy raising his children, or making a line of etrog liqueur with his wife, Marni, Witkin is a life insurance salesman. His other passion is the Los...

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