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  • Rep. Barney Frank, author of Wall Street reform, to retire

    November 28, 2011 | 12:09 pm

    U.S. Representative Barney Frank, a Democrat who helped to craft the landmark overhaul of financial regulations that bears his name, will not seek re-election in 2012, his office said on Monday.

    Frank, 71, one of the most outspoken liberals in Congress, will hold a 1 p.m. EST news...

  • Hadassah SoCal executive director retires

    By Ryan Torok

    September 7, 2011 | 12:50 pm

    After more than 14 years as executive director of Hadassah Southern California, Laura Kaplansky stepped down on Aug. 19. Elissa Berzon, former director of the Metro Area of Hadassah of Southern California, has replaced Kaplansky, taking on the new title of director of Hadassah...

  • Knesset’s oldest guard dog retires

    August 18, 2011 | 10:38 am

    The Knesset’s oldest guard dog has retired.

    Kai, a 7-year-old Labrador retriever, was forced to leave his position after failing to pass a fitness test, Ynet reported.

    The dog had participated in a variety of security missions, including sniffing for bombs. He has lived in the Knesset Guard’s kennel since he was a puppy, according to Ynet.

    Two of the dog’s young offspring are slated to replace him. Kai will receive a certificate of merit at a good-bye party in his honor.

    The Knesset found the dog a home with a family in Rehovot.

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