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  • Women of the Wall, shielded by police, raises Torah scroll and blows shofar

    August 7, 2013 | 9:08 am

    Women of the Wall blew a shofar at the back of the Western Wall Plaza and raised a Torah scroll at the plaza’s gate under a heavy police barricade.

    The police shielded the the estimated 300 women and their male supporters on Wednesday morning at the back of the plaza, facing the...

  • July 15, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 15, 2013 | 3:19 am

    The US

    Headline:  No Quick Impact in U.S. Arms Plan for Syria Rebels

    To Read: An American Interest feature takes a look at the history of American involvement in Syria-

    The Obama administration should thus allow the Syrian civil war to run its course, if only to avoid...

  • Mayor Villaraigosa helps complete new Torah scroll

    February 20, 2013 | 2:22 pm

    He has been to Shabbat dinner, lit the menorah and he broke matzah with friends at a Passover seder. This Valentine’s Day, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined a club that even many Jews don’t belong to — he helped complete a new Torah scroll.

    This particular scroll was...

  • Israeli rabbi said to be suspected of stealing Torah scrolls

    October 10, 2012 | 11:08 am

    Police in Israel have reportedly arrested a rabbi suspected of stealing Torah scrolls from the synagogue of his community near Be’er Sheva.

    Kikar HaShabat, a hebrew-language news site on religious affairs, reported that police requested on Oct. 10 that the Be'er Sheva...

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  • Briefs: Jews, Muslims join to combat Islamophobia and anti-Semitism; Elie Wiesel's 'Night' now in Farsi

    November 26, 2008 | 4:35 pm

    Jews, Muslims Join in Program to Combat Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism

    On Nov. 17, some 20 devout Muslims from the King Fahad Mosque bowed and prostrated themselves as they recited the Isha, or night prayer, at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, with about 80 Jews watching the...

  • Scrolls for sale

    By Julie G Fax

    February 22, 2008 | 12:00 pm

    The calligraphy on the coffee-colored parchment is crisp and clear, with delicately ascending crowns adorning the Hebrew letters. But rather than being unfurled on a bima and read by a proud bar mitzvah boy, this water-stained fragment of a Torah scroll from Turkey -- thought to be...
  • Rescued Souls and Torahs Meet at Shul

    By David Finnigan

    November 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Leo Baeck Temple in Bel Air hosted an unusual commemoration of Kristallnacht, the event that is often considered the beginning of the Holocaust. Instead of focusing on mourning, the gathering last weekend was marked by raucous joy and a sense of reunification.

    The central symbolism...