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  • We can love Jerusalem as Jews without taunting its Muslims

    June 6, 2016 | 2:18 pm

    Normally, to quote the famous song, “I love a parade.”

    Except when I don’t.

    This weekend was the celebration of the 49th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem during the Six-Day War. The anniversary was accompanied by gleeful — one might even say ecstatic — observances...

  • Rescued Souls and Torahs Meet at Shul

    By David Finnigan

    November 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Leo Baeck Temple in Bel Air hosted an unusual commemoration of Kristallnacht, the event that is often considered the beginning of the Holocaust. Instead of focusing on mourning, the gathering last weekend was marked by raucous joy and a sense of reunification.

    The central symbolism...