Before I start, I’d just like to acknowledge that apparently, or should I say allegedly Sarah Palin’s knowledge of American history came from her misguided ten-year-old daughter. That or she was raised by wolves in the forest. That is the only explanation that I could find to her...
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Tag: Soviet Union
June 7, 2011 | 10:10 am
March 18, 2011 | 11:33 am
Why does everyone become Irish on St. Patrick’s day? Even the Jews. When has it become a good thing for Jews to start drinking? Have you ever seen Jewish people drink? No, that’s because most of us can’t hold down our liquor, and its not pretty.
I am definitely the “drinker” in...
February 22, 2011 | 12:23 pm
In the last six years, I along with my husband and kids have lived in many different cities. In part its due to my husband’s profession; having been in the entertainment field for over 20 years, its just a way of life. Moving away from Orange County a few years ago was the hardest...
February 16, 2011 | 9:39 am
January 26, 2011 | 10:56 am
Seeing an older lady at the grocery store today reminded me of my own Grandmother. She came to the U.S. a few years after we did. At 70 years old, she was eager to learn the culture, to try everything new, and to live the American dream. My Grandmother had lived through the...
December 27, 2010 | 12:09 pm
Being a wife, a mother and a woman in general, you find yourself at a grocery store quite a bit. I also find myself quite a bit pissed off when I am there. I really thought that America was all about business, and customer service, and giving really good customer service. I guess...
December 15, 2010 | 3:22 pm
December 12, 2010 | 10:55 pm
Henry Kissinger is heard saying on newly released Nixon tapes that the genocide of Soviet Jews would not be an American concern.
The tapes chronicle President Richard Nixon’s obsession with disparaging Jews and other minorities.
Kissinger’s remarks come after a meeting he and Nixon...
December 1, 2010 | 1:46 pm
When school was ending last year, I started looking for summer camps for my kids. As I started looking, they started whining… What kid complains about going to camp? Not only complains, but begs not to be sent to one?
That’s when I decided that it was time to sit my kids down,...
April 30, 2010 | 9:38 am
A group that advocates for Jews in the former Soviet Union endorsed efforts to lift restrictions on Russia’s trade with the United States.
Former Soviet states are still subject to review under standards established by the 1974 Jackson-Vanik amendment, which linked trade status to...
June 20, 2008 | 2:28 pm
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November 29, 2007 | 7:00 pm
November 8, 2007 | 7:00 pmIn May, Ukrainian workers laying a gas pipe in a southern village dug into a buried chamber of thousands of Jews killed during the Holocaust.
That same month, a construction crew building a new office complex in western Ukraine burrowed into the corpses of several dozen more Jews....
April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm
October 12, 2006 | 8:00 pmThe resignation of a longtime leader of one of the largest Reform congregations in Ukraine has thrown the spotlight on a bitter controversy over homosexuality within the post-Soviet Reform movement.
Boris Kapustin, 70, founder and chairman of the Reform congregation in the Crimean...
September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pm
February 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm
In a continuing effort to recover an archive of century-old original manuscripts and texts left behind in the former Soviet Union in the early 20th century, Chabad is taking the Russian Federation to the International Court of Law.
A Santa Monica-based law firm has filed suit on...
August 19, 2004 | 8:00 pm
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December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm
August 15, 2002 | 8:00 pm
When Misha Zilbermint was 11 years old, he was stunned to learn from his parents that he was Jewish. Growing up in the former Soviet Union, Jews, such as the Zilbermint family, could not openly embrace their religion or culture.
"In the Soviet Union, everyone was the same," recalls...
June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm
The Russian-speaking Jewish community in Los Angeles has come together for Israel in ways community leaders could not have imagined even a year ago.
Though the Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet Union have always been outspoken in their love for the Jewish state, a variety of...
March 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm
The New Melones Lake, a reservoir near the city of Modesto, is in a quiet, rural area in central California. The reservoir resembles a river more than a lake as it winds its way among the hills of Calaveras and Tuolumne counties.
The reservoir is a popular fishing area, but in the...
September 14, 2000 | 8:00 pm
Athletes from the former Soviet Union have transformed the Israeli Olympics sports scene. About one-third of the Israeli team in the upcoming Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia - and five of the six strongest Israeli contenders - are originally from the former Soviet Union.