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  • U.S. pressing Israel, Turkey to reconcile

    September 7, 2011 | 4:08 pm

    The Obama administration is pressing Israel and Turkey to renew reconciliation talks.

    Turkey suspended the talks and downgraded its ties with Israel last week after a U.N. report partially vindicated Israel’s 2010 raid on a Turkish-backed aid flotilla heading for Gaza. Turkey,...

  • Ziman and Lee hold hands, pledge friendship

    By Tom Tugend

    May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    A highly charged controversy between two self-described "passionate" advocates, one African American, the other Jewish, appears to have ended on Thursday (May 1), with pledges of mutual friendship and future cooperation.

    Following a closed-door, three hour meeting the two principals...

  • Ex-JDL member urges faith without fanaticism

    By Amy Klein

    February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Brad Hirschfield was a member of the Jewish Defense League (JDL), the militant organization bent on fighting anti-Semitism. He spent time with JDL leader Rabbi Meir Kahane, whose Israeli political party was banned for racism and who was assassinated in 1990. By the time Hirschfield...
  • John Paul II and the Jews

    By Rabbi Marvin Hier

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm



    For 20 centuries, the Catholic Church has had a turbulent relationship with the Jewish people. Jews were persecuted and held responsible for the death of Jesus, and were often the victims of church-instigated pogroms and anti-Semitic attacks.

    With the passing of Pope John...

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  • Another Chance

    By Rabbi Lisa Edwards

    March 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    With great sadness my friends decided to divorce in January 2001. They had given themselves one year into the new century to see if they could make it work, and it didn't seem as if they could. Then, in 2002, they happily reconciled. When asked why, they say Sept. 11 brought...

  • The Nation and The World

    January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    New Anti-Semitism Report

    The U.S. State Department praised the work of European governments against anti-Semitism, but said law enforcement must do more to respond to anti-Semitic crimes. The State Department�(tm)s report addressing anti-Semitic incidents around the...

  • Familial Forgiveness

    By Rabbi Susan Laemmle

    January 4, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The syllabus for my USC general education class includes both Shakespeare's "The Tempest" and chapters 37-50 of Genesis -- the Joseph story or "novella." These two narratives share themes that commend themselves: forgiveness and reconciliation. Both Prospero and Joseph were set upon...

  • A Misstep on the Road to Reconciliation

    By Jonathan S. Tobin

    March 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Though the agreement signed by the Vatican and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) last week was aimed at strengthening Arab-Catholic ties, it will probably go down as having a greater influence on Catholic-Jewish ties.

    Signed on the eve of Pope John Paul II's trip to Israel...

  • Payback Time

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    May 14, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    You'll never find "The Cadillac," on any critic'slist of top 10 "Seinfeld" episodes, but I don't care. "The Cadillac,"episode 124 in the Seinfeld oeuvre, IMHO (in my humble opinion, forthose who don't use Internet shorthand), is the real thing, among theshow's most authentically...

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