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  • Moving and Shaking: Peter Weil named Skirball board chair, Myron Zimmerman honored

    By Ryan Torok

    December 19, 2013 | 12:01 pm

    Los Angeles attorney and longtime Skirball Cultural Center board member Peter Weil has been named the second-ever board chair of the Skirball, succeeding founding board chairman Howard Friedman.

    “In his decade of service to the Skirball board of trustees and record of leadership...

  • Calif. board votes in student leader of BDS movement as regent

    July 17, 2013 | 1:55 pm

    A student leader in the anti-Israel divestment campaign at the University of California, Berkeley, was elected to serve on the University of California system’s Board of Regents.

    Sadia Saifuddin, a student senator at Berkeley, was voted in by the board on Wednesday as a regent...

  • Path to peace: J Street

    March 28, 2013 | 10:24 am

    Opponents of J Street consistently argue that our positions are somehow radical, strange and way out of the Israeli or American-Jewish mainstream.

    The opposite is true: When it comes to Israeli-Palestinian peace, the two-state solution and the inexorable demographic threat to...

  • Path to peace: StandWithUs

    March 28, 2013 | 10:15 am

    On Monday evening, March 11, I had a public discussion with Jeremy Ben-Ami, founder and president of J Street, at Temple Isaiah in Los Angeles. The topics included how American Jews should approach pro-Israel advocacy, whether peace is currently attainable between Israel and...

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  • StandWithUs launching new Israel advocacy training for teenagers

    August 8, 2012 | 10:38 am

    The pro-Israel education and advocacy group StandWithUs is launching a new program to help train 48 teenagers from around the U.S. as proactive leaders on their future college campuses.

    While StandWithUs has been working with high school students since its founding in 2001,...

  • L.A. Mourns the Fogels

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 18, 2011 | 11:16 am

    On Thursday, Mar. 17, about 300 people gathered at Bnai David-Judea on Pico for a service to remember the Fogels, the five members of a single family brutally killed in the West Bank settlement of Itamar just six days earlier.

    A place to mourn, a chance to feel supported and...

  • What Deportation List? Dueling LA Times Ads Skew Story of Refugee Children in Israel

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 10, 2011 | 10:01 am

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    “STOP Israel’s deportation of 400 children,” the advertisement in the Saturday, Mar. 5, edition of the Los Angeles Times called out in large type.

    The half-page ad, taken out by the Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA), announced that Israel was...

  • Podcast: Iranian and Standwithus protestors speak out against Ahmadinejad

    By Karmel Melamed

    October 5, 2009 | 11:18 am

    Nearly 400 local Iranians Muslims, human rights activists and members of the L.A.-based Israel educational organization Standwi.com (SWU) held signs outside the Federal Building in Westwood on Sept. 23rd demonstrating against the arrival of Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to...

  • StandWithUs offers Israel 101 guide to help students confront anti-Zionist rhetoric

    By Marc Ballon

    February 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Roz Rothstein wanted nothing more than to relax after a long flight from Los Angeles to New York. Instead, the head of StandWithUs, a Los Angeles-based Israel advocacy group, found herself face to face with the anti-Zionist attitudes she and her organization work to eradicate....
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