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  • Egyptian man rewarded for ripping down Israeli flag

    August 25, 2011 | 1:09 pm

    The Egyptian man who ripped down the Israeli flag from the embassy in Cairo has been rewarded for his act.

    Ahmad al-Shahat climbed up the side of the 22-story building last weekend to the cheers of anti-Israel demonstrators and ripped down the flag, two days after several Egyptian...

  • Tooth Fairy money and other useless artifacts of choice…

    By Julia Bendis

    August 2, 2011 | 2:37 pm

    Apparently, The Tooth Fairy is going through tough economic times too.  10% of children did not receive any money this year, and 7% received less than a dollar.  Are you kidding me?  First of all, I don’t understand the whole “Tooth Fairy” thing as it is.  In what messed up...

  • Sarah Palin must be so proud - Bristol is cashing in!

    By Julia Bendis

    April 7, 2011 | 2:24 pm

    While reading the newspaper, I stumbled upon an article talking about Sarah Palin’s daughter, Bristol.  Apparently, being an unwed teenage Mother in this country really pays off!  Bristol was named an Ambassador of Candie’s Foundation to speak and spread awareness about being a...

  • City and Feds offer $95,000 reward for information on Valley firebombings

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 26, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Los Angeles and Jewish officials announced today that the reward for information about last week's firebombing attacks on The New JCC at Milken and the West Valley residence of a Jewish family has been increased to $95,000.

    The City Council had responded last Friday to the Feb. 18...
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  • The Heart of Jewish Joy

    By Rabbi Ed Feinstein

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    A modest proposal: As a reward to the Jewish people for having survived the 20th century, let's make Purim our High Holiday.

    Not that there's anything really wrong with our current High Holidays. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are compelling days of personal introspection, reflection...

  • A Mensch

    By Rob Eshman

    December 28, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    A month ago I lost my wallet.

    I had just picked my son up from day school at 5 p.m., run an errand, then returned to pick up my daughter, whose religious school classes got out at 6:30 p.m.

    It was one of those days. My wife was out of town on a work trip, and between my own job...

  • We Must Condemn Heartless Bilge

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    "It is not in our hands to explain the prosperity of the wicked or even the sufferings of the righteous." So said Rabbi Yannai in the Mishna some 2,000 years ago. The Talmud (Kiddushin 39b) insists "there is no reward for mitzvot in this world." We have had a long time to read and...

  • Briefs

    By Tom Tugend

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    $10 Million Offered for Information on Missing Flier

    Israeli emissary Uri Chen of the Born to Freedom Foundation visited Los Angeles last month, not to ask for money but to offer $10 million.

    The money has been put up as a reward to anyone "providing proven and reliable...

  • Philosophy of a Philanthropist

    By Rachel Brand

    June 27, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    On the wall of philanthropist and humanitarian Richard Gunther's office hangs a photo of a man triumphantly standing atop a Western Nepal mountain peak.

    While Gunther is not the man in the picture, he is the photographer, and the photo perhaps symbolizes his view of the world....

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