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  • Israeli shipping giant has not suspended operations in Long Beach

    By Jared Sichel

    November 19, 2014 | 4:46 pm

    On Wednesday morning a spokesman for Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. in Israel denied in an interview a previous report that the shipping giant has suspended its operations in Long Beach and Oakland. He said Zim’s operations and shipments have not been impacted by the...

  • Blocked Israeli cargo ship in Oakland unloads after deking activists

    August 21, 2014 | 2:11 pm

    An Israeli-operated cargo ship blocked from unloading its goods for four days in Oakland by anti-Israel protesters feigned a return to sea before doubling back secretly to port.

    The standoff began Saturday when the Piraeus, operated by Zim Integrated Shipping Services, Israel’s...

  • Fracas in Oakland after Israeli writes ‘Am Yisrael Chai’ [VIDEO]

    March 19, 2013 | 11:54 am

    A 22-year-old Jewish woman was assaulted at a pro-Palestinian rally in Oakland, Calif., last week after writing “Am Yisrael Chai" in chalk on the sidewalk.

    The incident, which was captured on video, took place at a March 13 rally held at the Frank Ogawa Plaza to mark the fourth...

  • Al Davis, maverick owner of Oakland Raiders, dies

    October 9, 2011 | 1:12 pm

    Al Davis, the maverick owner of the Oakland Raiders, has died.

    Davis, who served as coach and general manager of the NFL team and later became its principal owner, died at his home in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday—Yom Kippur—according to the team’s website. He was 82.

    Davis was...

  • Oakland day school raises $1 million in 10 months

    October 4, 2011 | 2:05 pm

    The Oakland Hebrew Day School in California has raised $1 million in 10 months to match a grant from an anonymous donor.

    The $2 million will be used to provide need-based scholarships for students to attend the Modern Orthodox day school, the Bay Area school announced Tuesday.


  • Palestinian kids’ art exhibit cancelled

    September 12, 2011 | 11:19 am

    An exhibit of Palestinian children’s artwork illustrating the Gaza War, slated to be shown at a children’s museum in California, has been cancelled.

    The exhibit scheduled to go on display at the Museum of Children’s Art in Oakland on Sept. 24 was cancelled due to pressure from the...

  • MUSIC VIDEO: Rabbi Mark Bloom— ‘Rosh Hashanah Macarena’

    By The Web Guy

    September 30, 2008 | 2:49 pm

    Rabbi Mark Bloom of Oakland’s Temple Beth Abraham rocks out to the ‘Rosh Hashanah Macarena’

  • Musician Finds Salvation in Hip-Hop

    By Dan Pine

    November 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Oakland-based singer/songwriter Hyim has a Middle East peace proposal he'd like to float: Send 10,000 kids to the region, have a heart-to-heart with their Arab and Israeli counterparts and then get 'em all singing.

    "Kumbaya"-flavored pie in the sky? Hyim doesn't think so, and the...