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  • A Nation Says ‘Kaddish’

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Flags flew at half-staff. People on the street made a stronger-than-usual effort to meet each others' eyes, acknowledging the sadness of the day. Parents lingered on schoolyards well after drop-off, watching their children, perhaps thinking of the hundreds of other parents who were...

  • A Flame of Remembrance

    By Michael Aushenker

    April 27, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    This Sunday marks the eighth year that the Los Angeles Holocaust Monument in Pan Pacific Park will serve as the local centerpiece of the annual Worldwide Holocaust Memorial Day, in memory of the 6 million Jews who were murdered in Europe at the hands of the Nazi regime. Hosted this...

  • Remembering Terrorism’s Victims

    By David Margolis

    September 23, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    On this bright September afternoon, Zion Square, at the bottom of Jerusalem's downtown Ben Yehuda outdoor mall, is the usual confusion of pedestrian traffic -- shoppers, students, soldiers, tourists, all hurrying about their business in every direction. A few minutes after 1 p.m., a...
  • A Reason for Remembrance

    April 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Once upon a time, we celebrated holidays and honored men and women and moments from our past as though they were charged with meaning. Armistice Day, Independence Day, Lincoln's birthday. I remember a Memorial Day, in 1976, when everyone marched through the six-block town to the...

  • Spectator

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 16, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Sean Penn (center), with parents Eileen Ryan and Leo Penn.Photo by Randy Berez.
    Back row, left to right: Melissa Fitzgerald, James Gandolfini,Robin Lange and Laura Jane Salvata. Seated, Eileen Ryan and Leo Penn.Photo by Randy Berez.

    Call it "A Family Affair."

    Actors Leo Penn and Eileen...

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