Consul General -- now Ambassador -- Yuval Rotem arrived as a 39-year-old career diplomat in Los Angeles in September 1999, with his wife, Miri, and their three children. He will return to Jerusalem Aug. 16, leaving behind hundreds of friends who consider him one of the most popular...
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In Memory of Meyerhof
The Otto Meyerhof Medical Center was dedicated last month at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Meyerhof was a pioneer biochemist who discovered the fixed relationship between the consumption of oxygen and the metabolism of lactic acid in muscles....
May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm
A Very 'Fly' Party
Increasingly, Los Angeles' club scene has come to resemble opening scenes from "Blade" -- the zombified undead, clad in black and leather, writhing in an epileptic trance to over-amped, palpitating techno heartbeats.
Not so at a recent Israeli Independence Day...
April 27, 2000 | 8:00 pm
During May, both the United States and Israel will mark their respective Memorial Days. While the American version will have many remembrance events, most people will spend the day at barbecues, picnics or at the beach. This is not the case in Israel.
On the evening of May 8, as...
March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pmRobert M. (Bob) Hertzberg will be sworn in as speaker of the California Assembly, the state's second most powerful political post, at 9:30 a.m. on April 13.
The ceremony was originally scheduled for April 26, but, he notes, "I looked at the Jewish calendar and said, I can't do this,...