December 23, 2008 | 5:36 pmAlmost anyone who celebrates Chanukah today knows at least the rudimentary outline of its story. A righteous Judean clan in the 2nd century B.C.E. led an uprising against Greek-influenced Seleucid rulers who had desecrated the Temple and outlawed the traditional practices of Judaism....
November 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm
For a church facing an assault from the Internal Revenue Service, the outspoken clergy of All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena acted neither fearful nor repentant Sunday.
The IRS is "welcome in our pews," said Rector J. Edwin Bacon to loud applause, but "not welcome in our...
January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm
The Arab and Iranian complaint that they are threatened and victimized by the Zionists is fascinatingly twisted. In fact, they do themselves considerable damage through their own anti-Semitism. Two recent examples come to mind.
United States taxpayers paid for the liberation of...