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  • Turning Back the Clock

    April 10, 2013 | 11:15 am

    The Los Angeles mayoralty race seems to have devolved into a contest to see which of the candidates can rack up more endorsements.

    Specifically, endorsements aimed at relevant constituencies that might be swayed by the endorser’s identity, reputation, or cache. From Magic Johnson...

  • ‘The end of an era’: Clintons, Katzenberg, Pelosi pay tribute to Edie Wasserman

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 17, 2011 | 11:04 am

    “I’d like to put you all at ease,” said Rabbi Uri D. Herscher, founder of the Skirball Cultural Center in the opening moments of a memorial tribute to the late Edie Wasserman, who died last August at age 95. “I’ll not be repeating my high holiday sermon today.”

    One week...

  • Pelosi calls for transparency from both sides in mosque dispute

    August 18, 2010 | 6:53 pm

    Nancy Pelosi agreed with an ADL call on a group planning a mosque near Ground Zero to reveal its funders, but said the mosque’s opponents should do the same.

    The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives weighed in Wednesday on the controversy. She echoed statements from...

  • Pelosi pilloried, garden party for Israeli art and artists

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 21, 2008 | 5:56 pm

    Pelosi Pilloried at American Jewish University Lecture

    Rather than praise, which one might expect from a roomful of women and the ceiling-smashing Nancy Pelosi, insults were hurled toward the stage.

    "Traitor!" screamed one woman.

    "Liar!" shouted another.

    One man's high-volume,...

  • Nancy Pelosi gets pilloried at AJU

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 14, 2008 | 6:37 pm

    In lieu of the praise one might expect in a room full of women and the ceiling-smashing Nancy Pelosi, insults were hurled towards the stage.

    “Traitor!” screamed one woman. “Liar!” shouted another. One man’s high-volume, breakneck rampage got him physically removed from...

  • Speaker Pelosi, Speaker Itzik talk tough on Iran at Hadassah conclave

    By Tom Tugend

    July 15, 2008 | 2:32 pm

    As the personification of women's empowerment, two of the most influential female politicians in the United States and Israel stood on the stage, greeted by the cheers of more than 1,800 delegates to the 94th national Hadassah convention.

    Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House of...

  • Hadassah convention to stimulate mind, body, soul

    By Tom Tugend

    July 9, 2008 | 11:14 pm

    An overflowing plate of activities, from Shalom Yoga exercises at 6:15 a.m. to festivities lasting until midnight, will be served up to some 2,000 energetic delegates attending the 94th annual convention of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, in Los Angeles.