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  • Israel observes Memorial Day with siren, ceremonies

    April 15, 2013 | 7:40 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said during a national memorial ceremony for Israel's fallen soldiers that no one will succeed in destroying Israel.

    "Since the birth of the State of Israel, many have tried to destroy it. They will never succeed. The IDF is stronger than...

  • Ruth Calderon — Mother of Redemption?

    March 7, 2013 | 5:15 am

    Ruth Calderon’s Knesset speech has created more buzz around the Jewish world than any speech like it in the history of the State of Israel. Probably because nothing remotely like it has ever happened before. The unexpected, unprecedented, yet incredibly moving sight of a...

  • Rabbi David Hartman’s learned students remember their rebbe

    February 13, 2013 | 9:35 am

    An Advocate for Divine Honesty

    David Hartman was sui generis; he was a unique individual who was very excited about ideas and at the same time pragmatic. Who believed that believing is best expressed in behavior. To believe is to behave.

    This is very clear in his latest book,...

  • Netanyahu responds to Obama: Israelis will determine country’s best interests

    January 17, 2013 | 8:03 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to comments attributed to President Obama, saying that Israelis will determine the country's best interests.

    "Only the Israeli people will determine who best represents the State of Israel's vital interests," Netanyahu...

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  • Lessons from Israel’s programs for the disabled

    August 15, 2012 | 2:05 pm

    In a crowded living room in the dilapidated suburbs of Jaffa, the delegates from the Special Needs Study Mission from Los Angeles gathered closer to hear the testimony of an Israeli woman with severe disabilities tell the story of how proper intervention changed her life in countless...

  • Obama to Jewish leaders: U.S. supports Israel’s security

    March 2, 2011 | 8:09 am

    America opposes efforts to de-legitimize Israel, President Obama told a 50-member delegation of Jewish leaders during a White House meeting.

    Obama met Tuesday with members of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.

    A statement issued by the White House...

  • What Bergen-Belsen Taught Us

    By Menachem Z. Rosensaft

    April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    On Sunday, April 17, hundreds of Holocaust survivors from around the world, along with their children and grandchildren, gathered on the site of the German concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen to observe the 60th anniversary of the camp’s liberation. I was privileged to...

  • Valley AIPAC Shows Support for Lobby

    By Idan Ivri

    September 16, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Hundreds of people -- politicians and rabbis, Democrats and Republicans, Americans and Israelis, young and old -- squeezed past dozens of tables to find their assigned seats for dinner.

    Just two weeks after CBS News broke the story that the FBI has been investigating an American...

  • Balancing Acts of Faith and Pork

    By Micah D. Halpern

    July 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The question: How Jewish vs. how democratic should the Jewish State of Israel actually be?

    That was really the question before Israel's Supreme Court.

    More than a legal question, it led to serious and heated debate. The answer would be a defining factor in the very nature of the...

  • Weaving a Kerry Web Site

    By Idan Ivri

    July 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    There is no shortage of opinions in the media about what Jews should do in November. The perceived dilemma: How to reconcile traditional Jewish support of American social programs, the expansion of civil rights and environmental protection with President Bush's popular pro-Israel...

  • Over Mourning

    By Amy Klein

    July 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    It used to be that when I wanted to throw a party, attend a rock concert, go for a swim or even take a haircut, I stopped myself and thought: Wait. Can I do this? What month is it? Am I allowed to celebrate? Or is it a Jewish mourning period?

    Jews have many mourning periods. Each...

  • Your Letters

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Bush Cover Story

    The front cover caricature, showing President Bush with Jewish facial features holding the State of Israel, shows its creator Steve Greenberg's hatred of president Bush and his ill feelings toward the State of Israel ("Is Bush Good For Israel?" April 30). This is...

  • Victor M. Carter Dies at 94

    By Tom Tugend

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Victor M. Carter, who rose from poor immigrant boy to become a creator and shaper of the post-World War II Jewish community in Los Angeles, died March 27, at the age of 94.

    Two of his longtime friends, Herbert Gelfand and Edward Sanders, described Carter in almost identical words:...

  • Geneva Peace Plan a Win for Arafat

    By Arthur Cohn

    November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Yasser Arafat is the one who gains the most from the Geneva understandings. The State of Israel is the prime loser.

    During the past months, and especially after the acceptance of President Bush's "road map" to peace, Arafat was urged finally to take concrete and serious steps...

  • Sept. 11 Forced Shift to Israel

    By Matthew E. Berger

    September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    It was only a day after the Twin Towers had fallen, and already it seemed that United States policy toward Israel was changing.

    Walking into a packed briefing room on Sept. 12, Secretary of State Colin Powell outlined America's intention to retaliate against Osama bin Laden and the...

  • History Comes Alive

    By Ruth E. Gruber

    August 29, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Italian scholar Francesco Spagnolo is keenly aware of the long-standing Jewish presence in Italy.

    "Never before the creation of the State of Israel did Jews of so many varied origins live together, and in such a stimulating, if at times threatening, environment as in the land they...

  • Mixed Message to Bush

    By Matthew E. Berger

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    One message from this week's rally at the Capitol was clear -- solidarity with the State of Israel and its people. Much less clear was the message to the Bush administration. Signs, speakers and more than 100,000 demonstrators touted support for the U.S. war on terrorism. But few...

  • Favorite Son

    By Michael Aushenker

    June 14, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    It was a proud moment for Sam Kermanian when his West Hollywood-based organization, the Iranian-American Jewish Federation (IAJF), welcomed Israel's President Moshe Katzav last week.

    "To us, he's more than just a president of the State of Israel," said Kermanian, 46. "He is truly a...

  • Valley Jewish Festival Goes Green

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    All the fish in the ocean,
    All the birds in the sky,
    All the trees in the forest,
    All the clouds floating by,
    All the boys and the girls,
    All the squid and the squirrels,
    Ought to know it's one world we share....
    - "One World," Craig 'N Co. © 1997



    If anyone knows how to have...

  • Message From The President

    By Moshe Katsav

    December 7, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL MR. MOSHE KATSAV

    It gives me great pleasure to send you congratulations and best wishes from Jerusalem on the important occasion of the dedication of the new Los Angeles Federation Center which is yet another proof of the...

  • Investing in Israel

    By Brianne Korn

    March 16, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    "The land of the prophets is becoming the land of profits," says an American businessman who has transformed his passion for the State of Israel into a successful business venture.

    Cliff Goldstein, 42, launched AMIDEX35 last year, a mutual fund index that tracks and invests solely in...

  • A Time for Unity, a Time for Leadership

    By Herbert M

    August 14, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    When my grandson stands at the Kotel...I will remind him that whatever divides us...it will be my generation's responsibility to guarantee that he gets the tools for Jewish survival, and it will be his generation's responsibility to determine how those tools are used

    We are rapidly...

  • A Warning to Revolutionaries

    By Rabbi Ed Feinstein

    July 31, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Once, I was a revolutionary. I belonged to the generation of long hair and crazy ideas. We did more than invent rock music and protest an unjust war. We believed that we could create a new society, populated by new people -- people freed of the prejudices and life-choking rigidities...

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