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  • Radical Muslim cleric returns to Australia

    March 15, 2011 | 10:33 am

    A radical Muslim cleric who described Jews as “pigs” and is accused of inciting terrorism has returned to Australia to preach after years in exile.

    Sheik Feiz Mohammed, a Sydney native, was told in 2007 by then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd that he was “not welcome here” after...

  • Daniel Pipes fights the worldwide threat of Islamism—from Malibu

    By Marc Ballon

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm


    Pipes spoke at UC Irvine in January
    The view from Daniel Pipes' front porch in Malibu is "California Dreamin'" perfect. With the Pacific stretching beyond the horizon, the vista induces a Zen-like calm. If the scholar's striped cotton shirt and khakis betray his Boston roots,...
  • Radical right resents judges and juries

    By Bill Boyarsky

    November 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The right-wing effort to defeat independent-minded judges has reached the usually peaceful second floor of the Ronald Reagan State Building in downtown Los Angeles, home of the 2nd District Court of Appeal.

    The justices' office suite is a quiet place, insulated from the noise of...

  • Muslims and Jews must move on and strengthen ties

    By Omar Ricci

    October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Muslim-Jewish relations in Los Angeles have undoubtedly undergone a test the past several weeks, the outcome of which is still unclear. But out of an acrimonious political battle, many Muslims would like to move on and attempt to re-establish discussion and dialogue with our fellow...
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  • Chipping Away at Israel Support Endangers U.S.

    By Joe R. Hicks

    August 17, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    I spent a fair amount of time in Israel in the late 1990s, traveling throughout the country. One of my many impressions of that nation was that there was a pervasive desire by Israelis for a lasting, mutually beneficial peace with hostile neighbors.

    At the time of my visit, I was...

  • Amona Violence an Uncertain Harbinger

    By Leslie Susser

    February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Had Ariel Sharon been able to continue as Israeli prime minister, his main strategic goal would have been establishing a new long-term border between Israel and the West Bank.

    That remains the primary aim of his Kadima Party, but last week's violent clashes between settlers and...

  • Iranian President’s Call Helps Israel

    By Dan Baron

    November 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Israel often comes under international criticism for its counterterrorist and settlement-building policies. But comments by Iran's president calling for Israel's destruction have elicited international sympathy for the Jewish state.

    In itself, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's televised late...

  • Activists Looking to Past for Inspiration

    By Bill Boyarsky

    July 3, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When I arrived in Los Angeles, I was drawn to Boyle Heights, a Latino community that had once been the home of Los Angeles Jewish radical life.

    It wasn't that I was looking for Eastside, left-wing Jewish roots. I didn't have any. When my grandparents lived in Los Angeles before...

  • Community Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    July 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    9th Circuit Upholds Holocaust Statute

    A federal appeals court has upheld a California law designed to aid thousands of Holocaust victims and their families in obtaining compensation from European insurance companies.

    Monday's 3-0 ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals marks...