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  • Boston-area towns back pro-Palestinian resolutions

    November 4, 2010 | 12:12 pm

    Voters in three Boston-area districts backed a nonbinding resolution supporting Palestinian rights in Israel.

    The ballot question passed with 56.6 percent in favor in Tuesday’s election. Tallies were incomplete in two additional state legislative districts within Boston where the...

  • Israel suspends ties with U.N. body

    November 4, 2010 | 12:11 pm

    Israel suspended ties with the cultural body of the United Nations over its decision to classify the Cave of the Patriarchs and Rachel’s Tomb as Palestinian.

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, which is in charge of preserving historical sites, at...

  • Jews by Choice bolster ties with first Israel mission

    By Rachel Heller

    October 10, 2008 | 12:32 am

    Misty Zollars knew she wanted to be Jewish ever since she was 13, when her best friend invited her to her first Passover seder.

    "I found the afikoman, and I knew I was going to be a Jew," said Zollars, now 28, of Sherman Oaks. "The warmth of the family tradition and the concept of...

  • New Conservative seminary leader outlines goals

    By Ben Harris

    September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Long before he emerged as a leading scholar of American Jewry, and decades before he would be looked to as the potential savior of the Conservative movement, Arnold Eisen was gunning for a journalism internship at the Washington Post.

    As an undergraduate at the University of...

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  • Muslims and Jews must move on and strengthen ties

    By Omar Ricci

    October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Muslim-Jewish relations in Los Angeles have undoubtedly undergone a test the past several weeks, the outcome of which is still unclear. But out of an acrimonious political battle, many Muslims would like to move on and attempt to re-establish discussion and dialogue with our fellow...