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  • Opinion: A Palestinian state must come from negotiations

    September 12, 2011 | 12:15 pm

    To establish its independence, Israel had to win a war against the combined might of the Arab nations in 1948. The Arab failure to destroy the nascent Jewish state became known, in Orwellian Arab vernacular, as “Nakba,” a catastrophe. For the next 20 years, neither Jordan nor any...

  • Opinion: Israel should support the Palestinian statehood push

    September 12, 2011 | 12:14 pm

    Israelis and Jews around the world are awaiting the Palestinians’ push at the United Nations for statehood with trepidation.

    The official response of the government of Israel and American Jewish groups has been to do everything possible to prevent any action at the U.N. and to...

  • China announces support for Palestinian UN statehood bid

    August 25, 2011 | 5:38 pm

    China says it supports a Palestinian plan to seek full membership in the United Nations next month.

    Negotiations with Israel on the terms of Palestinian statehood have been frozen since 2008. As an alternative, the Palestinians have decided to seek UN recognition of an independent...

  • Events Calendar: September 2011

    By  Shoshana Lewin Fischer

    August 19, 2011 | 12:25 pm

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

    “STEEL MAGNOLIAS”
    Based on a true story, this heartwarming (and tear-jerking) play follows six women who gather at Truvy’s beauty salon in Chinquapin, La., to gossip, tease, laugh, fight, cajole and comfort each other through life’s joys and challenges....

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  • Netanyahu: Israel could support Palestinian state before September under right conditions

    May 5, 2011 | 3:33 pm

    Israel could support a Palestinian state before September under the right conditions, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said after meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris on Thursday.

    Addressing a Palestinian plan to bring the issue of an independent Palestinian state...

  • Jewish groups strategize for statehood debate at UN

    By Ron Kampeas

    April 20, 2011 | 5:14 pm

    The path to international recognition of Palestinian statehood by September — when the Palestinians plan to bring the matter before the U.N. General Assembly — seems clear.

    The question before Israel and its supporters who oppose such recognition is how to create a detour.

    Some...

  • Sexless Marriage? Call Rabbi Shmuley

    By Rob Eshman

    May 15, 2009 | 1:16 pm

    Trapped in a sexless marriage? Hang on one more television season—Rabbi Shmueley Boteach is coming to your rescue.

    HollywoodJew has learned that the “Kosher Sex” author is in the midst of filming a new reality series in which he helps three couples per episode deal with the fact...

  • September is a struggle for interfaith families

    By Jane Ulman

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Months before the High Holidays arrive, Patrick Patterson requests the days off for both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur from his job as a firefighter/paramedic with the Los Angeles City Fire Department. A few days before, he reviews the entire High Holiday machzor, or prayer book, so...
  • Uncommon Journeys

    By Harvey Cox

    September 6, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Excerpted from "Common Prayers: Faith, Family and a Christian's Journey Through the Jewish Year" by Harvey Cox. (Houghton Mifflin, $24).

    It is September. The trees are in full leaf, and here and there a splash of amber or scarlet presages the foliage feast to come. The air has a...