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  • Maverick researcher Gary Tobin, 59, reached out to Jews of color

    July 7, 2009 | 5:13 pm

    There are probably few students of American Jewry equally comfortable arguing for more aggressive efforts to grow Jewish numbers through conversion as they are assailing the hostility towards Israel of reflexively liberal academics.

    But Gary Tobin, who died late Monday at 59 after a...

  • Why is this award different from all others?

    By Gina Nahai

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    I'm sitting with my husband in the packed and darkened auditorium at Royce Hall in UCLA. It's the night of the LA Times Book Prizes, but we might as well be at some Hollywood awards show: The stage is decorated like the set of a movie -- Sean Penn is sitting two seats to my right;...
  • The Clot to Kill Jesus

    By Adam Wills

    June 16, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In what is likely the ultimate "Cold Case File," a researcher in Haifa may have figured out the cause of Jesus' death.

    Professor Benjamin Brenner, a Technion Medical School and Rambam Medical Center hematology expert, said the problem was not blood loss, but a blood clot that likely...

  • New Hope for HIBM Cure

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    April 25, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Soroya Nazarian learned about hereditary inclusion body myopathy (HIBM), an uncommon muscular disorder that affects the Persian Jewish community, while in Israel on a Hadassah mission about five years ago. There, she met professor Zohar Argov, from the department of neurology at the...

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  • A Drink from the Same Cup

    By  Orit Arfa

    July 16, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    If the pursuit of peace in the Middle East will not unite the parties concerned, then one life-sustaining element may. Israeli, Arab and American researchers and engineers have come together to find ways to produce more potable water for agricultural...

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