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  • Letters to the Editor: Settlements, Rice, Jewlicious, Secularism

    March 28, 2013 | 8:26 am

    The Two-State Solution

    David Suissa has been writing a brilliant monologue, telling Los Angeles Jews that Israel’s settlements are legal and Israel’s enemies are so very afraid. The problem with his monologue is that it will convince no one who is not already convinced.
     
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  • Iran shrugs off latest U.S. sanctions, trade suffers

    February 7, 2012 | 8:49 am

    Iran castigated its U.S. adversary on Tuesday over new financial measures to disrupt Iranian commerce, and a default on payment for rice purchases highlighted the encroachment of sanctions on the staples of everyday life.

    Lawmakers in Tehran vowed to ban crude exports to European...

  • More Facts, Questions and Things I Will Never Understand or Have Answers To.

    By Julia Bendis

    June 29, 2011 | 4:22 pm

    1. Why Oh why do people insist on asking how you are doing, when they don’t plan on listening to the answer?  Just say “Hello” and keep walking!  But don’t ask people how they are, and then interrupt them mid-sentence to tell them how late you are and need to run!

    2. Why is it that...

  • Rice, Powell and Albright: Friends in ‘Retirement’

    By Susan Freudenheim

    March 1, 2011 | 6:09 pm

    Revolutions spreading through the Middle East added timeliness and weight to the convening of three former secretaries of state by American Jewish University (AJU) on Monday evening, Feb. 28, at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk. Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell and...

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  • Political realities may doom Olmert’s peace push

    By Leslie Susser

    September 3, 2008 | 7:27 pm

    With his Kadima Party just weeks away from electing a new leader, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is making a concerted last-ditch effort to reach a peace deal with the Palestinians.

    Olmert has drawn up a detailed peace offer and presented it to U.S. and Palestinian leaders. After...

  • Save the beans, save yourself—free the kitniyot!

    By JewishJournal.com

    April 7, 2008 | 4:13 pm


    They call themselves the Kitniyot Liberation Front on Facebook, and they are fighting for beans.

    Name: Kitniyot Liberation Front
    Type: Common Interest - Religion & Spirituality
    Description: To all eaters of kitniyot during Pesach, and to all who believe that kitniyot are not...

  • Atoning for the sin of rushing dinner to get to Kol Nidre

    By Linda Morel

    September 28, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    I consider Yom Kippur eve the sandwich holiday. Not because I would ever serve my family and friends sandwiches before going to synagogue on the eve of a solemn fast. I see the start of Yom Kippur this way, because it's sandwiched between two days of Rosh Hashanah celebrations and...
  • British theater group Stan’s Cafe uses piles of rice to bring statistics to life

    By Sarah Price Brown

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm


     
    It's nearly impossible to comprehend very large numbers. Take the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust. How does one go about understanding the magnitude of 6 million?
     
    One way would be to visit the Skirball Cultural Center, where the British theater company, Stan's Cafe...
  • Holiday Halvah

    By Gina Nahai

    March 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Wheat Halvah

    Among Persian Jews, halvah is the traditional Purim food. Here are two recipes, one using flour, one rice.

    Fariba Sameyach, a preschool teacher at Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, shared this recipe, along with a delicious sample of halvah, a sweet and perfumy Persian...