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  • Conservative responsa approves selling, renting to non-Jews

    December 21, 2010 | 2:49 pm

    Up to 50 Conservative rabbis signed on to a religious responsa that says it is permissible to rent or sell homes to non-Jews in Israel.

    The statement, issued Monday, counters a rabbinic ruling signed by about 50 Israeli municipal rabbis that prohibits the same.

    Written by Schechter...

  • Accountability

    By Amy Klein

    April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    As usual, it started out with questions.

    "Where do you work? What do you do? Have you been on any trips lately?"

    I was all for talking about myself, what I do, where I've been, where I'm going. But then it got personal.

    "Are you renting? How much do you pay per month?"

    Real estate...

  • City Voice: Condo conversions cause casualties

    By Bill Boyarsky

    August 30, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Late one afternoon, I visited an apartment house in Pico-Robertson, where the tenants are uneasily contemplating a fate increasingly familiar to renters - the conversion of their building to condominiums.

    I talked to Mary Ellen Satterfield, Brenda Lara and Rachel Minkove, who rent...