Oh, thank you soooooo much! Some Republican members of Congress suddenly remembered they were Americans. Whoa, guys, that one was way too close. But thank you for postponing the end of this country for a few months. That way, holiday sales won’t suffer from wary consumers, just...
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Women in the US are stuck on an incessant seesaw. We bounce up then we sink down. While we have taken tremendous steps, particularly on issues of voting rights, reproductive rights, education, and professional achievement, I sometimes worry that we already reached a climactic point...
August 17, 2011 | 12:07 pm
When the recession first brought financial hardship to the Los Angeles Jewish community, community leaders feared that families would leave day schools in droves, causing Jewish education to be yet another casualty. But despite the recent market swings and global insecurity, those...
August 2, 2011 | 2:37 pm
Apparently, The Tooth Fairy is going through tough economic times too. 10% of children did not receive any money this year, and 7% received less than a dollar. Are you kidding me? First of all, I don’t understand the whole “Tooth Fairy” thing as it is. In what messed up...
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,...
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Business could not have been better for Ilan Parente, owner of Solomon's Finest Kosher Meats, the only fresh meat supplier at this year's Kosherfest 2008, the international kosher food and food service trade show.
Held Nov. 11 and 12 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New...
October 27, 2008 | 11:21 pm
Its been eight long years since the boys said wassup to each other. Even with the effects of a down economy and imminent change in the White House, the boys are still able to come together and stay true to what really matters.
This is not the first parody of the Budweiser beer commercial, of course. There’s this ‘Jewish Wassup’ from a few years back:
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September 9, 1999 | 8:00 pmIn fall 1994, UCLA hired Dr. Gerald Saul Levey to assume the newly merged role of provost of UCLA Medical Center and fourth dean of its top-rated medical school. Levey couldn't have picked a more precarious time for a job move.
Beset by leadership conflicts, a weak census and budget...