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  • Berkeley Hillel leaders urge students to reconsider J Street rejection

    December 12, 2011 | 3:16 pm

    Hillel leaders at the University of California, Berkeley, are urging the Jewish Student Union on campus to reconsider its rejection of J Street’s campus affiliate.

    The Jewish Student Union, an umbrella body for UC Berkeley Jewish student groups, voted last month to deny membership...

  • Statistically, how many online female daters want to impale themselves?

    By Ilana Angel

    August 22, 2011 | 9:44 pm

    I have received an email from a man on an online dating site, 3 times.  Yes, the exact same email, for 3 straight days, from the same man.  It reads: You look and sound terrific. I would love to meet and talk with you on the phone. Take care Dave.  I have replied all 3 times with a...

  • Express Lines, Personal Space, Stupid People & Meeting Weird Men

    By Ilana Angel

    August 5, 2011 | 12:54 am

    Yesterday I went to the grocery store.  It was super hot out, had been a long day, my son left for a camping trip, I was sucked into stupid drama, had a headache, and wanted to get in and out of the store in a hurry.  I raced through the market on a mission, and ended up in the...

  • When Jews Lose

    By Joel Kotkin

    March 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    The narrow defeat of mayoral candidate Robert Hertzberg marked a signal defeat not only for Los Angeles but for the future of Jewish influence in Los Angeles. For the second time in four years, Los Angeles voters turned down a smart, moderate Jewish candidate -- last time it was...

  • Pullout Plan Faces Budget Vote Hurdle

    By Leslie Susser

    March 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    As plans for Israel's withdrawal from Gaza and part of the West Bank intensify, its opponents are banking on one last throw of the parliamentary dice: Knesset rejection of the 2005 state budget.

    If the budget is not passed by March 31, the government will fall, there will be...

  • Next!

    By Paul Franklin Stregevsky

    July 4, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Lonnie was a matchmaker's client from hell.

    No bachelor was more adroit at saying "No, thanks" when told, "Have I got a girl for you." The 38-year-old Orthodox man still lived at home, waiting for a "woman of valor" to take him away. The community obliged, offering him a shortlist...

  • An Afternoon at the Motion Picture Retirement Home

    By Teresa Strasser

    November 26, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    They were actors, set designers, writers, studio secretaries, directors. Now they're residents of the Motion Picture Retirement Home, a placid place tucked into a sleepy Woodland Hills neighborhood and dense with stories of Hollywood past.

    I pull up a chair in the home's sun-drenched...

  • ‘A Split Is Hovering Over Likud’

    By Eric Silver

    November 13, 1997 | 7:00 pm

    On the eve of his most testing American visit since he becamePrime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu was humiliated, live on prime-timetelevision, last Monday by the least likely of dissidents -- theblue-collar ward party bosses of the Likud central committeeconvention.

    Their quarrel, as...