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  • U.S. won’t interfere in Egyptian transition, White House official says

    February 3, 2011 | 12:10 am

    A senior White House official told Jewish leaders that the United States does not deal with the Muslim Brotherhood but would not interfere in the Egyptian transition process.

    Dan Shapiro, the senior National Security Council official dealing with Israel and its neighbors, briefed...

  • Obama’s Rabbi, Sundance Social Action Man, Tim Rutten, Shapiro Family

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 15, 2009 | 3:24 am

    Rabbi Funnye
    Rabbi Capers Funnye with Cantor
    Judy Greenfeld, the founder and
    spiritual leader of the Nachshon

    Obama’s Rabbi Visits L.A.

    The man whom many are calling “Obama’s rabbi” paid a recent visit to Los Angeles to pray with local Jews. Rabbi Capers Funnye Jr., cousin to first...

  • Paul Shapiro’s ‘vout’ mishegoss

    August 7, 2008 | 1:02 am

    In 1945, the hippest Hollywood nightlife destination was Billy Berg's, on the corner of Vine and DeLongpre.

    A tall, suave black man named Slim Gaillard, who favored pinstripe suits, held court there. Black entertainers were seldom booked west of Western Avenue in those days, and...