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  • L.A.’s Jews and Muslims partner in ‘twinning’ events

    By Ryan Torok

    November 19, 2014 | 1:17 pm

    When Jews and Muslims came together for a “twinning” event on Nov. 16, the Pico Union Project was filled with jamming, rapping, rhetoric, dancing and more.

    “It’s the only way we will ever find peace — through the arts and dialogue. So this is a really good start,” Genie Benson,...

  • Jersey Shore: I am almost embarrassed to admit how much I love this show!

    By Ilana Angel

    August 19, 2011 | 3:03 pm

    Week three of Jersey Shore in Italy is once again brilliant.  Knowing there is no such thing as unscripted reality television, Jersey Shore shines in a sea of dullness because no matter how much MTV might try to stir up drama to make good television, the personalities of these kids...

  • N.Y. rabbis pull out of Muslim-Jewish twinning project

    November 15, 2010 | 11:36 am

    Two rabbis in western New York have pulled out of a Muslim-Jewish outreach effort, charging that the national sponsor is involved in Islamic fundamentalism.

    The “twinning” project, which has been held each November since 2008, is a project of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding...

  • Twinning builds friendships between U.S. and Israeli youth

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    August 27, 2008 | 11:37 pm

    The first time Sarah Blau, 17, visited Israel, she felt like a tourist. But her second trip to the Jewish homeland in March 2007 was quite a different experience.

    "My second time there I was like, wow, I have a family here," said the Oakwood School student, who also attends Los...