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  • Polish Leader Has Extremist Allies

    By Dinah Spritzer

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    The new president of Poland was elected with the backing of anti-Semitic supporters. But not all Polish Jewish officials believe that Lech Kaczynski, who will take office in December, should be criticized for his extremist bedfellows.

    Kaczynski, the former mayor of Warsaw, was...

  • Wrongful-Death Claim in Burbank Shooting

    By Howard Blume

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The family of an Israeli immigrant killed by Burbank police is pursuing a $51 million wrongful-death claim against the cities of Burbank and Los Angeles. Assaf Deri, 25, died a year ago when Burbank undercover police officers shot him in an alley in North Hollywood.

    Attorneys for the...

  • AIPAC Staffers Go to Grand Jury

    By Edwin Black

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Top officials at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) have appeared before a grand jury and two senior staffers have been placed on paid leave in the latest developments in the federal investigation of the pro-Israel lobby for allegedly passing classified...

  • Israel Taps Into Interfaith Tourism

    By David Finnigan

    December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    As Israeli tourism officials focus on their main demographic with seven new tourism DVDs targeting Christian churches, 233 people will travel to Israel on Dec. 20 for the Los Angeles Jewish community's 10-day, post-Chanukah Mega-Mission. The number falls short of the 400 Jewish...

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  • Is Israel Spy Claim a Neocon Backlash?

    By James D. Besser

    September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Hours after CBS News first reported that federal officials were investigating a possible Israeli "mole" at the Pentagon, the first analysis hit the wires claiming that the emerging scandal wouldn't damage U.S.-Israel relations.

    It was quick journalistic work, but it wasn't worth the...

  • Doc Links Teacher to Mysterious Death

    By Magnus Bennett

    April 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Czech officials plan to shelve an investigation into the mysterious death of a top American Jewish official nearly 40 years ago, despite suspicions that he may have been murdered.

    The Office for the Documentation and Investigation of Communist Crimes is considering dropping the case...

  • The Answer Isn’t…

    By Rob Eshman

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Aliyah is the oat bran of the Jewish people. We know it's good for us. We know we should be having more of it. But truth is, we just find it hard to swallow. And we certainly don't like it shoved down our throats.

    While in Israel last week, I heard several Israeli officials, from...

  • Survivors Sue Claims Commission

    By Matthew E. Berger

    October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Survivors are suing the commission on Nazi-era insurance claims, a commissioner has called for the resignation of its chief and Jewish officials handling the claims acknowledge serious problems.

    But they also say there probably isn't a better way to dole out the claims.

    The anger...