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  • What Ferguson can learn from LAPD’s rehabilitation

    December 11, 2014 | 11:47 am

    In recent weeks, race relations have dominated national news in the United States, carried by a wave of incidents of striking similarity: A white male police officer kills an unarmed black man; his community grieves over the injustice. Protests, and sometimes riots, ensue, but in...

  • Polo Mom Poolside at 18th Maccabiah

    By Gina Lobaco

    July 16, 2009 | 3:52 pm

    The games go on.  It’s Day 5 of the Chai Maccabiah and box scores can be found for most events in the Jerusalem Post and Haaretz.  Just as the games go on, so do the snafus and foul-ups., 

    On Tuesday morning, just as the Israel-Mexico softball match was under way, local cops...

  • 18th Maccabiah Opens in Ramat Gan Stadium

    By Gina Lobaco

    July 14, 2009 | 5:37 pm

              The opening ceremony last night at Ramat Gan was an incongruous mixture of kitschy theatricality and truly uplifting communal values.  Security is obviously intense at an event like this, but even so, ticketholders got to their seats by 8 p.m. and then began a bit of a...

  • New Directions

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    June 7, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Who's the big winner in Tuesday's Los Angeles mayoral election? My bet is real estate developer Steve Soboroff. James Kenneth Hahn may be an old-line Democrat, but he benefited mightily from the silence maintained by the wealthy Republican businessman, who had come in third in the...

  • Postethnic Antisemitism

    By Sheldon Teitelbaum

    April 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Just when we thought it was safe to proclaim the mayoral campaign free from the kind of race-baiting that has tainted previous runs for City Hall, we get this bogus automated telephone message, falsely attributed to Republican candidate Steve Soboroff, attesting to his supposed...