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  • Israel to relax West Bank restrictions

    May 24, 2010 | 12:36 pm

    The Israeli military will relax restrictions on Palestinians in the West Bank.

    The decision was announced late Sunday, after a meeting between Israel Defense Forces officials and Palestinian officials, according to the IDF spokesman.

    The new arrangements, which are set to take...

  • Your Letters

    September 16, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Quite a Show

    That was quite a show the Jewish Republican Coalition put on at the Republican Convention with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the New York Jewish Federation and other Jewish organizations participating and singing the praises of our president as a great...

  • But Officer, It’s Yontif!

    By Gaby Wenig

    September 25, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Worried about getting a parking ticket while you're praying for your soul? Don't fret. You can take as long as you want in synagogue this Rosh Hashanah, because Los Angeles' normally overzealous traffic cops will be off your back.

    City Councilman Jack Weiss has used his diplomatic...

  • How to Fly if you look Middle Eastern

    By Tom Tugend

    October 4, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Sam Kermanian has drawn our attention to a list of travel tips for Iranian Jews and others of "Middle Eastern" appearance, who might be fingered as potential Arab hijackers by nervous airline passengers.

    Short of "bleaching our faces and dyeing our hair blond," the president of the...