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  • U.S. military aircraft, passenger plane have near-miss over Eilat

    June 6, 2013 | 2:27 pm

    A U.S. military aircraft and an Israeli passenger plane nearly collided over Eilat.

    A C-130 Hercules aircraft flying from Bahrain to Jordan and the Arkia plane came within two miles of each other, according to reports.

    The military aircraft tried to land at the Eilat Airport believing it was the King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba. The Israeli control tower helped the U.S. plane make it to Jordan.

    It was the second time in two weeks that there has been a near-miss over Eilat.

  • Man held in Cyprus for planning attack on Israelis

    July 24, 2012 | 12:21 pm

    A Swedish citizen of Lebanese origin suspected of planning to attack Israeli targets in Cyprus was ordered held over by a court there.

    The Cypriot court on Monday ordered the man, 24, detained after noting the similarities between his actions and those of the Bulgarian suicide...

  • Apr. 27-May 3

    By Ryan Torok

    April 25, 2012 | 10:46 am

    SUN | APRIL 29

    CELEBRATE ISRAEL
    Mizrahi pop star Eyal Golan, “The Voice” contestant Monique Benabou and Craig Taubman are the featured performers at today’s 64th Independence Day Festival, which includes a Salute to Israel Walk and Ride and an art installation competition....

  • Meet, Plan, Go! Join us in Los Angeles!

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    April 13, 2011 | 9:29 am

    Meet, Plan, Go! will arrive in Los Angeles this year!  Stop Dreaming and Start Packing! Save the date: October 18, 2011 and join us for an incredible event. Get involved in this special gathering of travelers and hopeful travelers. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)...

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  • Groups Back Obama Budget, Concerned About Tax Proposal

    March 23, 2009 | 3:54 pm

    WASHINGTON (JTA)—More than 100 Jewish community organizations are backing President Obama’s 2010 budget while expressing “significant concerns,” but not opposing, a proposed decrease in the tax deduction for charitable contributions.

    In a letter sent last week to Congress members,...

  • Saudis breathe new life into diplomacy

    By Leslie Susser

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    For the first time in years, serious Israeli-Arab peace moves seem to be afoot. The key mover is Saudi Arabia, and the key document is a 2002 peace initiative that it sponsored.

    The Saudis have quietly been exchanging ideas with Israeli leaders on changes in the document that would...

  • Requests Swamp Israel Trip Program

    By Jewish Telegraphic Agency

    February 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Birthright Israel has received many more applications for its upcoming trips than it has spaces available. Approximately 14,000 young Jews applied for 8,000 spots in the program's spring/summer trips this year in just the first 12 hours of registration Feb. 8.

    The organization...

  • What Is U.S. Jewish Role in Gaza?

    By Martin J. Raffel

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    A desk cluttered with papers -- things to do, meetings to arrange. A demanding computer monitor -- so many e-mails relentlessly calling for response. Yet my sense that we are approaching a watershed moment in Jewish history makes me want to push everything else aside.

    I ask...

  • Federation to End Donor Subscriptions

    By Marc Ballon

    September 9, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Starting next year, Jewish Journal readers who received their weekly newspaper by donating to The Jewish Federation will still be able to get it, but not as part of their Federation donation.

    Readers will be able to subscribe directly to The Journal for home delivery, or pick it up...

  • B’nai Mitzvah Planning Guide

    By Joan G Friedman

    August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    At Birth

    When the child is born, start saving! It's not a bad idea to start two savings accounts; one for college and one for the bar or bat mitzvah.

    One to three years ahead

    • Set the date.

    • Set a budget.

    • Reserve the synagogue.

    • Reserve the hall for additional receptions.

    • ...

  • Vote Yes on 57, 58: They Will Ease Crisis

    By Bruce L. Bialosky

    February 26, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    It certainly is an unusual situation, but we Republicans are encouraging you to vote to increase the debt of the state of California, and we are doing it with a straight face.

    As you know, Proposition 57 is asking Californians to commit to a bond issue of $15 billion. This commitment...

  • Lawmaker Sees Plan to Cut Funds Failing

    By Marc Ballon

    April 30, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    State Assemblyman Lloyd E. Levine (D-Van Nuys), 33, sits on the influential Assembly Budget Committee. He recently spoke with The Jewish Journal about the possible impacts of Gov. Gray Davis' proposed 15 percent cut in Medi-Cal reimbursements.

    Jewish Journal: What pain would the 15...

  • A Great Party Happened Here

    By Linda Morel

    November 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "Entertaining is a lot like gardening," Linda Burghardt said. "You can't make mistakes."

    In other words, no matter what you do, it's OK.

    Just as each combination of flowers produces a different garden, each approach to party planning results in a unique gathering. Through these...

  • Outside the Lines

    By Mike Levy

    September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The political battles over redistricting caused a brief but nasty showdown between two prominent California Jewish politicians.

    The conflict began earlier this month when a proposed redistricting plan, which has since been changed, moved as much as 60 percent of Rep. Brad Sherman's...

  • Slippery Slope

    By Rob Eshman

    July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The all-new, completely updated "Joys of Yiddish" (Crown, 2001) by Leo Rosten will be released soon, and thumbing through an advance copy yesterday I couldn't stop smiling at the language's ability to capture an action, an emotion and a worldview -- all in one word.

    Glitch, Rosten...

  • That Run-Down Feeling

    By Rabbi Dov Fischer

    July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) plans to construct a grotesquely invasive "Bus Rapid Transit" corridor (the term is MTA's) along Chandler Boulevard in the East San Fernando Valley, and MTA's 300-page-plus environmental impact report (EIR) deceives the public in its...

  • Lighten Up

    By Rabbi Elazar Muskin

    March 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    With the demise of the former Soviet Union and the fall of communism in the early '90s, the story of Soviet Jewry's battle for survival appears to be ancient history. Yet one of the truly remarkable books of our time is the autobiography of one of the famous refuseniks, Yosef...

  • Just in Time

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    March 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Jeff, the guy from the party rental place, left this phone message two weeks ago:

    "Passover is March 31," he said, "and, say Marlene, you always call us the last minute. Do you think you might plan a bit ahead this time?"

    Jeff isn't even Jewish, but his calendar was right. I always...