We are standing before God and God is standing before us -- especially during this particular time, when certain fundamental liberties are being denied individuals and when justice is being withheld from specific groups -- all in the name of "homeland security." This week's Torah...
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Calendar October 25-31
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Letters to the editor: Yom Kippur, Eid, Peace Now and Jews against evil
Jerusalem bus ads featuring young women in prayer shawls vandalized
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Imagine if hitting the restaurants was a mitzvah. For one day, at least, it will be. Finally, the guilt-free excuse to overeat you've been looking for. On May 4, the Sunday before Yom HaAtzmaut (Israel Independence Day), Eat-4-Israel, a campaign created by yeshiva high schoolers,...
March 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm
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"Divine Intervention" by Israeli Arab filmmaker Elia Suleiman is going to delight some people, anger others and put still others to sleep.
It has been embraced by European and most American critics as a brilliant absurdist comedy, recalling the style of French director...
December 26, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Never have Israel and the United States had such close operational coordination on Iraq. As the anticipated American attack on Baghdad draws nearer, the U.S. military has been showing Israeli officials its detailed plans for preventing Iraqi missile attacks on Israel. But the reason...
December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm
The attacks on Israeli targets in Kenya are not expected to divert the United States from a possible war with Iraq -- or change U.S. limits on Israel's response to Palestinian terror. One immediate effect of the Nov. 28 attacks, thought to be the work of Al Qaeda, may be a subtle...
December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm
For some, synagogue choreography is as mystifying as opera. To enjoy an opera, though, aficionados know to review the scenes in a libretto before the curtain rises. Yet the typical siddur prayerbook provides no such guidance. "The prayerbook, rather than help them, becomes an...
November 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Q: What's better than a piping hot Krispy Kreme doughnut?
A: A piping hot kosher Krispy Kreme doughnut -- and just in time for Chanukah, which has a holiday tradition of eating fried foods like doughnuts.
Ever since the franchise expanded beyond its Southeast roots, Krispy Kreme...
November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm
"For bioterrorism, we're about as prepared as we are for snow," said City Councilman Jack Weiss, who has spent a year working with security experts and local officials to figure out what Los Angeles needs to do to prepare for and prevent terrorist attacks. The report of the results...
September 19, 2002 | 8:00 pm
"It's not someone else's problem. It's our problem." The problem Devorah Shubowitz is talking about: poverty.
Over the summer, Shubowitz worked with Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE) to study the Jewish working poor in Los Angeles.
Through CLUE, more than 400...
June 27, 2002 | 8:00 pm