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  • 1,500 raise voices in song to remember Debbie Friedman

    By Rachel Heller

    February 15, 2011 | 6:16 pm

    As the piano struck the first notes of Debbie Friedman’s “Elohai N’Shama,” Cantor Linda Kates paused before the approximately 1,500 people gathered in the sanctuary at Valley Beth Shalom (VBS) and recalled a story about how the late singer-songwriter energized a crowd of...

  • Statesman Abba Eban, Dies at 87

    By Eric Silver

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The maverick Irish writer-politician Connor Cruise O'Brien once celebrated Abba Eban, who died in Tel-Aviv Sunday at the age of 87, as "the most brilliant diplomat of the second half of the 20th century."

    Never daunted by flattery, Eban quipped: "As my mother would have said, 'Who...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    Step away from the Raid can and lean in for a closer look at that bug you're about to zap into oblivion. After all, that cockroach is in the same scientific class as Jiminy Cricket and deserves some of your respect. Not convinced? Well, we can't say we blame you. But...

  • ‘Martyr for Peace’

    By Donald H. Harrison

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Flags of the United States and Israel draped the simple pine coffin of Marla Bennett, the 24-year-old student laid to rest on Monday, at a service that emphasized Jewish solidarity in the face of terrorism.

    More than 1,500 mourners gathered in San Diego to bid farewell to Bennett,...

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