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  • Former Westboro Baptist Church members open up at Jewlicious festival

    March 13, 2013 | 8:27 am

    Talk about coming full circle.

    Three years after members of the Westboro Baptist Church picketed the Jewlicious festival, two granddaughters of the controversial congregation’s pastor appeared at the weekend event to give their first speech since defecting from the group, most of...

  • Seeking a pay increase, Bet Tzedek employees picket

    By Ryan Torok

    June 21, 2011 | 5:05 pm

    On June 14, employees at Bet Tzedek, a Jewish legal-service organization, demonstrated in front of the organization’s office at 145 S. Fairfax Ave., calling for higher wages. Bet Tzedek — which means “House of Justice” in Hebrew — is a nonprofit that provides free legal...

  • Protesters in N.Y. picket companies dealing with Iran

    June 13, 2011 | 1:49 pm

    Protesters demonstrated outside the New York headquarters of several companies accused of conducting business with Iran.

    Demonstrators from Iran 180 and United against Nuclear Iran, two groups promoting a democratic Iran, rallied June 10 in Midtown Manhattan, booing a large papier...

  • Group to picket Israel Philharmonic performances

    February 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Women in Black will demonstrate against the appearance of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Los Angeles Feb. 5 and 6, after the group's demand that the performances be cancelled was rejected.

    According to its web site -- www.wib-la.org -- the small organization plans to hold a...