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May 14, 2013 | 10:05 am
November 1, 2012 | 11:28 am
With recent polls showing that support has fallen below 50 percent for Proposition 30 — Gov. Jerry Brown’s temporary tax hike initiative that would help fund education across California — Jewish organizers working on behalf of the measure are working hard to convince Californians...
March 5, 2012 | 10:48 am
May 1, 2011 | 3:06 pm
Israel will delay the transfer of tax proceeds collected for the Palestinian Authority pending proof that the money will not go to the terrorist Hamas organization.
Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz said Sunday that a routine transfer of $88 million will be delayed and that...
January 10, 2011 | 12:57 pm
Being at a car dealership this weekend, to finally get the recalled part on my car fixed, reminded me how much I truly enjoy car dealerships. Not only do I NOT mind haggling with the salesmen on a price, I look forward to it. After all, I am my father’s daughter. That same father...
March 23, 2009 | 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON (JTA)—More than 100 Jewish community organizations are backing President Obama’s 2010 budget while expressing “significant concerns,” but not opposing, a proposed decrease in the tax deduction for charitable contributions.
In a letter sent last week to Congress members,...
July 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm
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Hamas Kills Off Its 'Mickey Mouse'
Hamas plans to replace the Mickey Mouse look-alike that was killed off in its controversial children's program.
Reuters this week quoted producers at Hamas' Al-Aqsa Television as saying that Farfur, which drew international...
October 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm
October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm
January 12, 2006 | 7:00 pm
The plural of "mensch" has always been "menschen" ("Mensches: Some Big-Hearted Angelenos You Would Be Proud to Know," Jan. 6). Come Purim, will we read about "hamentasches"?
I was impressed, though, by the dedication of those featured in the accompanying article.
November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Few people are eager to pick fights with the IRS. Michael Sklar, now well into his second voluntary tax lawsuit, is definitely an exception.
Sklar is an Orthodox father with several children in Jewish day school. His courtroom quest: to establish religious school costs as tax...
April 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm
With tax cuts the talk of the town, Jewish philanthropic agencies are worried about another part of President Bush's fiscal plan: the repeal of the estate tax.
Officials of many funds are concerned that charitable giving will suffer if the estate tax, which levies a high tax on the...
April 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm
December 11, 1997 | 7:00 pm
You've read the newspaper ads or heard the pitches on the radio:Donate your old car to our worthy charity, which aidsorphans/immigrants/homeless/the halt and the lame, and enjoy agenerous tax write-off.
The American Red Cross is doing it, as is the National KidneyFoundation, Jewish...