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  • Letters to the Editor: Cornel West, Transgender Community and Pamela Geller

    1 week ago

    A Million Ways to Think About West 

    As someone privileged to study with Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel in the 1960s, and hear Cornel West’s presentation on Heschel through the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies, I take strong exception to the criticizing letters to the editor about the...

  • Letters to the editor: Nazis and Social Security, Abu Tor, campus racism and Kristallnacht

    November 12, 2014 | 9:58 am

    Star of David Big and Bright Deep in the Heart of Westwood

    As the director of UCLA’s Center for Jewish Studies, I am writing in response to professor Judea Pearl’s article, “Should Campus Racism Be Discussed?” (Oct. 17). While I do not disagree with his desire to foster...

  • ‘Jewish Refugees in Shanghai’ tells story of survival

    By Tom Tugend

    October 16, 2013 | 1:18 pm

    For Jews desperate to flee the Nazi regime but barred from entry almost everywhere, Shanghai was the Last Place on Earth and a rescuing Noah’s Ark.

    Between 1933 and 1941, some 20,000 Jews, mainly from Germany and Austria, found a harsh but safe refuge in the Chinese port city,...

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