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  • Hamas terror cell planning attack arrested in West Bank

    July 2, 2015 | 3:25 pm

    Forty members of a Hamas terror cell said to be planning an attack in the West Bank were arrested.

    The arrests took place over the past several months, Israel’s Shin Bet security service said Wednesday in a statement. The Israel Defense Forces issued a similar statement.

  • Rabbi Mark Borovitz statement: ‘Netanyahu does not speak for the Jewish people!’

    March 3, 2015 | 12:06 pm

    Los Angeles, Calif. – While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid out his case against the nuclear deal with Iran, Rabbi Mark Borovitz of Beit T'Shuvah expressed disappointment regarding the timing of the speech and believes it was ultimately disrespectful to an ally.

  • Kerry to Israel and Palestinians: Comply completely with cease-fire

    August 26, 2014 | 2:14 pm

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Israel and the Palestinians to “fully and completely” comply with the terms of their latest cease-fire.

    Kerry issued a statement Tuesday evening after the open-ended truce went into effect at 7 p.m. Israel time.

    Meanwhile, a second...

Rep. Henry A. Waxman announces plans to retire from Congress

    January 30, 2014 | 11:04 am

    33rd Congressional District of California
    Rep. Henry A. Waxman

    For Immediate Release:  January 30, 2014

Rep. Henry A. Waxman Announces Plans to Retire from Congress

    WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a senior Democrat from California, who has played a leading...

  • RCC: Don’t Throw Out the Baby With the Bathwater

    April 4, 2013 | 10:49 am

    This past Pesach week has been a horrible one for the Los Angeles Jewish Community.  The butcher it relied on for decades violated his moral, ethical and religious obligations to the public by surreptitiously bringing meat or poultry that was not supervised into his store.  His was...

  • Statement from the Rabbinical Council of California on Doheny Meats

    March 29, 2013 | 3:55 pm

    On Sunday March 24th, the RCC received video footage alleging kashrus violations at Doheny Kosher Meats, a store under its supervision. Within hours of receiving the information including time stamped surveillance videos, leading members of the Vaad Hakashrus met and, assessing the...

  • Suspect in custody in bomb threat investigation, says Wilshire Blvd. Temple statement

    December 18, 2012 | 4:17 pm

    Statement to Wilshire Blvd. Temple congregants from Executive Director Howard Kaplan:

    We have an update on the bomb threat at the Temple’s Mid-Wilshire campus today.  The LAPD blew up the suspicious package left in a car adjacent to the Temple and determined it did NOT contain...

  • Rep. Wasserman Schultz stands with Israel against Hamas’s rocket attacks

    By JewishJournal.com

    November 15, 2012 | 12:13 pm

    Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) made the following statement condemning the recent Hamas missile attacks on Israel and standing up for Israel’s right to self-defense:

    “With our deepest concern and strongest support, the United States stands firm with our ally...

  • Hotel Shangri-La, ZOA find common ground

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    August 29, 2012 | 12:59 pm

    On Aug. 21, on the heels of a jury decision that found the Hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica, along with one of its part-owners, had discriminated against a group of Jews during an incident in 2010, the Western Region of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) sent out a notice...

  • Gaza Attack Points to Shared Struggle

    By Sam Fox

    October 23, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    If the world needed yet another sign that the United States and Israel were engaged in the same struggle against international terrorism, it was given a cruel one Wednesday, Oct. 15, when Palestinian terrorists killed three American security agents and wounded a junior official from...

  • Prepping Campuses for Anti-Israel Surge

    By Rachel Brand

    October 16, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When Ross Neihaus exited his chemistry class three days after the start of UCLA's fall quarter, he saw the words "Anti-Zionist and Proud" scrawled in chalk on the wall of an adjacent building. Such a statement coming so early in the quarter was a surprise to the fourth-year biology...

  • Closed Chapter

    By Gary Rosenblatt

    November 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "One People, Two Worlds" (Schocken Books, $26) the title of the current book by a Reform rabbi and an Orthodox rabbi exploring the issues that divide them, proved to be all too accurate this month when the Orthodox author, Yosef Reinman -- under pressure from religious leaders in his...

  • Fraudulent Friend

    By Gaby Wenig

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    After being left a quadriplegic in a car accident in 1993, 53-year-old Alice Wintz received an insurance settlement that she thought would, with careful investing, leave her financially secure for life.

    So she asked money manager Reed Slatkin to invest her settlement. Wintz and her...

  • The secret to architect Frank Gehry’s genius? Grandma’s gefilte fish.

    By Daniel Belasco

    August 30, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Frank Gehry is poised to make his first grand Jewish statement.

    Avoiding the press after a slew of praise, Gehry is now completing a number of projects in his Santa Monica offices, including a schematic design for the $130 million Winnick Institute in Jerusalem, a project of the...