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  • Al Sharpton: I made ‘mistakes’ during Crown Heights riots

    August 22, 2011 | 10:48 am

    Rev. Al Sharpton says he made “mistakes” during the Crown Heights riots 20 years ago.

    Sharpton has been faulted for playing the role of agitator during three days of riots in which African-Americans rampaged through a Brooklyn neighborhood, killing a Jewish student, after a black...

  • Building Homes, Building Hope

    By Rabbi Mark S. Diamond

    May 25, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The prophet Isaiah asks: "What is the house which you would build for Me, and what is the place of My rest?" (Isaiah 66:1). In the days following the Easter and Passover holidays, 41 Angelenos traveled to the Gulf Coast to translate their faith into action. We were rabbis and...