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  • Flag Day

    By Rob Eshman

    September 17, 2008 | 11:22 pm

    What a weird week.

    The presidential race, instead of focusing on the best energy policy, the best Mideast policy, the best health care policy, was all about moose and pigs and pitbulls. The financial companies that once defined stability have teetered or collapsed. The stock...

  • Cluck Naked

    By Mike Levy

    May 30, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Geneticist Avigdor Cahaner of Hebrew University is breeding featherless chickens, according to a report by Reuters.

    Cahaner crossed a standard boiler chicken with a smaller chicken that is partly bald due to a naturally occurring "naked neck" gene. The resulting birds are less fatty...

  • Earmarked for Israel

    By Michael Aushenker

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles has launched a Crisis Fund campaign designed to raise $12 million in emergency relief to address the deteriorating situations in Israel and Argentina. The announcement came just as Federation President John Fishel and Chairman Jake Farber...

  • Federations Answer the Call

    By Julie Wiener

    April 4, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    In a campaign reminiscent of one undertaken during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, when Israel's survival was at stake, the North American federation system is hoping to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for Israel in the coming months.

    Robert Schrayer, chair of the United Jewish Appeal...