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  • Clergy object to LAPD’s methods of clearing Occupy L.A.

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    December 7, 2011 | 3:19 pm

    The members of an interfaith group of clergy who ministered to Occupy Los Angeles protesters throughout the two-month occupation of the lawn around Los Angeles City Hall are objecting to what they call a distressing “level of violence and brutality” used by the 1,400 Los Angeles...

  • Interfaith leaders condemn LAPD tactics in shutting down Occupy L.A.

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 30, 2011 | 3:31 pm

    An interfaith group of clergy who ministered to Occupy Los Angeles protesters throughout the two-month occupation are objecting to the “overwhelming force” used by the Los Angeles Police Department when 1,400 officers cleared the encampment from City Hall Park in the early...

  • On the scene as LAPD shuts down Occupy L.A. [VIDEO]

    By Ryan Torok

    November 30, 2011 | 8:29 am

    Early Monday morning, the Los Angeles Police Department officers evicted the Occupy L.A. protesters, who have been at Los Angeles City Hall since the beginning of October.

    The police made an estimated 200 arrests, as reported in a story by Journal reporter Jonah Lowenfeld.

    At...

  • Occupy L.A. ends

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 30, 2011 | 7:08 am

    Occupy Los Angeles was cleared by Los Angeles Police Department officers early Wednesday morning, bringing to an end what had been the most prominent and longest-standing of the Occupy encampments still in continuous operation.

    Hundreds of LAPD officers in riot gear swarmed into...

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  • A stroll through Occupy Los Angeles

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    October 27, 2011 | 2:30 pm

    This week, authorities in cities across the country began evicting the protesters that have gathered locally in support of the “Occupy Wall Street” movement.

    The Occupy Los Angeles protest, which has taken over the entire park surrounding Los Angeles City Hall, could be next:...

  • Jewish groups rally in sukkah at Occupy Los Angeles

    By Ryan Torok

    October 19, 2011 | 2:10 pm

    As part of the Occupy Los Angeles movement, hundreds of Angelenos have been living in tents outside downtown’s City Hall for several weeks. On Oct. 16, Jewish groups rallied in a sukkah alongside these temporary shelters.

    “I think of a sukkah as a structure that’s full of...

  • L.A. substitute teacher fired over anti-Semitic remarks

    October 19, 2011 | 11:21 am

    A substitute teacher for the Los Angeles Unified School District has been fired after making anti-Semitic remarks.

    Patricia McAllister said during an interview at an Occupy Los Angeles protest on Oct. 12 that “I think that the Zionist Jews who are running these big banks and our...

  • Jewish activists and clergy to join Occupy L.A. with sukkah outside City Hall

    By Ryan Torok

    October 11, 2011 | 3:46 pm

    Since the beginning of this month, a group of Angelenos has gathered near downtown’s City Hall as part of Occupy Los Angeles, its version of the much-publicized Occupy Wall Street — a protest movement calling for reforms to the U.S. political and economic systems.

    On Oct. 16...

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