I have been dating a man for a little over four months. By dating of course I mean I have been in a relationship. From our first date there was a connection and we simply fell into a relationship without really dating. It has been fun, effortless, complicated, and exhausting. I...
Egypt urges U.S. restraint over Missouri unrest
Palestinians call report of thwarted Hamas plot ‘doubtful’
Missiles over Jerusalem experienced by Rabbi Abraham Cooper
Hamas threatens to aim further attacks at Israel’s airport
Islamic State says another U.S. journalist’s fate depends on Obama
Islamic State says it beheaded U.S. journalist
State Dept. designates Gaza-based council a terrorist group
Islamic State vows to ‘break the American cross’
July 18, 2012 | 10:00 pm
June 23, 2011 | 3:07 pm
Nathan Wolloch, deputy mayor of Tel Aviv and longtime chair of the Los Angeles-Tel Aviv partnership, was convicted last year of fraud and breach of trust, and this week a Tel Aviv court found the offenses were tainted with moral turpitude and corruption.
Wolloch was forced to step...
May 25, 2010 | 12:08 pm
Spurred by a major grant from one of the largest Jewish foundations, the rabbinical seminaries of three major synagogue movements are forging a groundbreaking partnership to train Jewish educators.
The Jim Joseph Foundation announced Monday that it was giving a combined $33 million...
April 20, 2010 | 11:23 am
January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm
"For the Sake of Heaven and Earth," by Irving Greenberg (JPS, 2004).
In a passage from the Talmud (Makkoth 24a), Moses' blessing in Deuteronomy is cited: "And Israel dwells in safety alone." The Prophet Amos arose to revoke that dubious blessing: "Oh God, cease, I beseech you! How...
April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm
"Israel is not a people of definers but a people of witnesses." -- Abraham Joshua Heschel, "God in Search of Man" Among the several stunning memorials at Buchenwald concentration camp, designer Horst Hoheisel created a simple, flat steel square placed on the cold, hard ground and...
February 26, 2004 | 7:00 pm
There is a country whose Jewish community involves nearly all its young people, elects its leaders by democratic vote on the basis of character rather than wealth and is not driven by political and religious divisions.
The country is Lithuania, once a vibrant center for 250,000 Jews,...
January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm
September 9, 1999 | 8:00 pmSince being diagnosed with diabetes in 1997, two developments have brought 14-year-old Cesar Chavira closer to leading a life like that of his Hollywood High peers: an insulin pump, which provides a continual dosage that lasts all day, and the Sponsorship for Adolescents with...