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  • IRANIAN ELECTION ANALYSIS: All Iran candidates will bolster Hamas, Hezbollah ties

    June 12, 2009 | 2:29 pm

    One winner has already been declared in the Iranian elections: The Internet, used by more than 23 million Iranians, or 34 percent of the population. But that figure alone cannot be used to determine which of the four candidates will win. At the very most, one can assume most Web...

  • The kids are all right

    By Marty Kaplan

    November 11, 2008 | 6:15 pm

    It was a lucky coincidence that Freshmen Parents Weekend at my daughter's college, which was also my college, came right on the heels of the presidential election.

    Lucky for me, because the weekend mercifully obliterated my nostalgia for the tumult of my own undergraduate career....

  • Obama’s victory resonates with L.A. Jews

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 6, 2008 | 2:35 am

    After morning minyan at Valley Beth Shalom on Election Day, one of the elderly members, a child of the Holocaust and survivor of discrimination in its evilest form, approached Rabbi Ed Feinstein with joy.

    "Can you imagine?" he asked the rabbi. "We've lived to see a black man elected...

  • Obama—who won 78% of Jewish vote—faces global disarray, Mideast challenges

    By Ron Kampeas

    November 5, 2008 | 12:26 am

    WASHINGTON (JTA) - Barack Obama emerges from a maelstrom into a vacuum.

    The U.S. senator from Illinois has survived the longest and roughest election season in memory to assume control of a free world in free fall: A collapsing economy, a resurgent Iran, an obstreperous Russia.

    "He's...

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  • Hamas Win Brings Mixed Reaction

    By David Finnigan

    February 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Two days after the terrorist group Hamas swept last week's Palestinian elections, Rabbi Steve Jacobs ended Shabbat services at Kol Tikvah in Woodland Hills with this striking comparison.

    "Mr. Begin was a terrorist, Mr. Shamir was a terrorist, Mr. Sharon was a terrorist," Jacobs said...

  • Sharon Wins Key Likud Party Vote

    By Leslie Susser

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    After a string of embarrassing defeats in his own party, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's victory in the election of key Likud officers raises the chances that he will be able to broaden his government and push through a promised withdrawal from the West Bank and Gaza Strip -- though...

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