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  • A guide to the California, Los Angeles propositions

    October 30, 2014 | 11:49 am

    Gore Vidal famously said, “Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for president. One hopes it is the same half.” 

    Turnout for recent nonpresidential year elections has been notoriously low in Los Angeles, and predictions are that the upcoming...

  • Diaspora rabbis urge Israeli colleagues to speak out on rental ruling

    December 14, 2010 | 9:49 am

    Over 750 rabbis and cantors of all denominations signed a letter urging their Israeli colleagues to speak out against a ruling by 39 municipal rabbis banning renting to non-Jews.

    “The recent halakhic ruling from community rabbis in Israel that forbids leasing apartments to non-Jews...

  • Israeli A-G looks into rental ruling

    December 10, 2010 | 10:47 am

    Israel’s attorney general is checking whether 39 municipal rabbis who ruled that Jews should not rent to non-Jews broke the law.

    “The attorney general thinks the statements attributed to the rabbis are very problematic in several aspects and apparently - at least as far as public...

  • Bibi slams rabbis’ ban on renting to non-Jews

    December 7, 2010 | 4:42 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blasted a ruling by dozens of Israel’s municipal chief rabbis that forbids renting homes to gentiles, and more specifically to Arabs.

    Netanyahu said the ruling, which became public Tuesday, was inconsistent with democratic values.

    The ruling...

  • Eviction of Jew and Non-Jew Going to Trial

    By Bobbi Murray

    July 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    A federal court trial, alleging that the Orthodox Jewish owners of a Pico-Robertson building evicted a tenant because he shared his apartment with a non-Jew, is scheduled to open in Los Angeles next week.

    The suit by Lawrence "Chaim" Stein alleges that he was evicted in 2004 by the...