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  • Passover: Using Our Time Wisely.

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    April 10, 2014 | 7:20 am

    Time.  Time is all we have.  It is running out.  The desert sands drop a grain at a time through the narrowness of the hour glass.

    “Why, as the inventors of the world’s first fast food, Matza, do we eat it during the longest meal of the year, the Seder?”

    As refugees to the...

  • New York Times’ new editor: Jill Abramson, world’s most powerful Jewish woman?

    By Susan Freudenheim

    June 2, 2011 | 11:40 am

    This morning the New York Times announced that Jill Abramson will take over as the newspaper’s new editor from Bill Keller, who will become a writer for the paper. This makes Abramson the first woman to lead the paper in its history. We have it from reliable sources that Jill...

  • Tinseltown Backs Terror Fight—Thanks to Israel Consul General Danoch

    By Tom Tugend

    August 24, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Any Hollywood producer would give his right arm for the stars listed last week in a full-page advertisement in the Los Angeles Times.

    Nicole Kidman, Bruce Willis, Michael Douglas, Sylvester Stallone, Danny De Vito, William Hurt, James Woods, Gary Sinise, Millie Perkins and others....

  • For the Kids

    By Abby Gilad

    April 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    We Love to Laugh



    Jews have always used humor to get themselves through difficult times. And you better believe that Jews have had difficult times! Maybe our humor is what has kept us alive as a people for more than 5,500 years. Certainly, our humor has been used to teach the world a great deal about humanity.



    Jammin' Jokes



    Some of our very own Jewish comedians have this to say: Q: What do you get when you squeeze a synagogue?

    A: Fresh Jews!

    Sent in by Raquel Rosen, 12, Beverly Hills

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  • A Year to Remember

    By Rob Eshman

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    I once had a history teacher who was ambivalent about dates. Before a test, an anxious student would invariably ask whether we'd need to remember what year an event happened.

    He'd wave off the question, "Just remember the big ones."

    Don't you get the feeling 2003 will be a Big...

  • David and Goliath and David

    By Rob Eshman

    May 2, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    You want media bias? I'll give you media bias. Here's one big city newspaper's account of the Israeli incursion into the Jenin refugee camp: "Jenin camp looks like the scene of a crime. Its concrete rubble and tortured metal evokes another horror half a world away in New York,...

  • Why Some Jews Hate the L.A. Times

    By Sheldon Teitelbaum

    May 2, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    On April 1, Los Angeles County children's social worker Jules Weingart sent the Los Angeles Times a letter protesting its predilection for calling Palestinian suicide-bombers "militants." As a courtesy, Weingart attached a list of normative definitions of the terms "militant,"...

  • Shalom Leases

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    An announcement last week by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) that it will not renew leases for its West San Fernando Valley properties will have an impact on two Jewish institutions: Kadima Hebrew Academy and the Rabbi Max D. Raiskin West Valley Hebrew Academy.

    ...

  • Love in the Time of Snakes

    By Amy Klein

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "Sunday's Silence" by Gina Nahai
    (Harcourt Brace, $24).



    "Is Truth more urgent than Desire?" That's the poignant question posed by the beautiful Blue in the opening of "Sunday's Silence," the newest novel by Gina Nahai. It is a question that Nahai herself makes tantalizingly difficult...

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