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  • Pepperdine to honor Hollywood’s Jewish moguls

    By Tom Tugend

    October 3, 2013 | 10:16 am

    Ask George Schlatter what inscription he would like on his tombstone, and, without missing a beat, he replies, “It Wasn’t All My Fault.”

    Schlatter’s “fault,” in this case, lay in his role as creator and executive producer of “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In,” the seminal 1960s and ’70s...

  • COMMUNITY BRIEFS: Child Abuse, Christian University Jewish Program, Lee Baca

    April 16, 2009 | 2:40 am

    Reports: Child Abuse on the Rise

    In the last several months, reports from around the country have been confirming what child welfare experts feared: Economic hard times bring a drastic increase in child abuse and domestic violence. Newspapers nationally are reporting 30 percent to...

  • Ugly ties bind genocide past and present

    By Amy Klein

    March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Genocide.

    The word evokes different, powerful references, depending upon who hears it.

    For Jews, the primary thought is the Holocaust, officially recognized in the United States as the first genocide.

    For Armenians, it refers to mass killings by the Ottomans in Turkey in 1915,...

  • Briefs: Journalist: West Is losing ‘War of Ideas;’ Daniel Pipes comes to Pepperdine

    January 25, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Journalist: West Is Losing War of Ideas

    The conflict between the West and terrorist Islam is not about terrorism, land or economic grievances but about fundamental ideas -- and the West is losing.

    So posits Melanie Phillips, a feisty British journalist, who backed up her thesis in...

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  • Light of Day

    By Tom Teicholz

    May 19, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    As I drove toward Malibu the other day, Santa Monica Bay was anything but uniform, a shifting collage of textures and hues of blue. As the sun glinted off the water, I wondered: How does one describe the special quality of Santa Monica light? How do you explain it? How do you...

  • Jewish Life Blooms at Christian College

    By Julie G Fax

    July 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    From different points along the ever-ascending road up this Malibu hillside, the beckoning ocean, the preternaturally landscaped lawn and the roughly rounded mountains peek through the three-story cross that has been punched out of a solid obelisk.

    The breathtaking beauty of...