Forget Hezbollah, Hamas, Abbas and Iran: the primary driver in Israel's upcoming elections is the high cost of living. Recent polls have consistently shown that domestic policy and economics, rather than security and Palestinian peacemaking, are what most Israelis will be thinking...
L.A. city charter amendments aim to increase voter turnout
Boehner defends Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress
At UCLA, the power of negative emotions
Are there limits to humor?
Cartoon: Clock Repair
The politics of fear threatens Israel from without and within
The latest anti-shechitah crusade: A threat to Jewish rites is a threat to Jewish rights
Moving and shaking: Times of Israel gala, Nostre Aetate anniversary and ROSIES
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For years, liberal Zionists have been writing about the need to renew the traditional progressive-Zionist alliance, inspired by the civil rights and labor movements, and the importance of using these partnerships to maintain left-leaning allies for Israel.
Getting allies on the...
February 22, 2011 | 6:36 pm
Several hundred people demonstrated outside the Yorba Linda Community Center in Orange County on Feb. 12, where two controversial Muslim activists addressed a fundraiser held by the Queens, N.Y.-based Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA).
Waving American flags and signs that read...
October 15, 2010 | 8:47 am
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exchanged rhetorical jabs as Ahmadinejad’s Lebanon tour came within shouting distance of Israel’s border.
“The entire world should know that the Zionists will disappear,” Ahmadinejad said Thursday in the...
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Thank you so much for Robin Podolsky's thoughtful analysis, "Response a Disgrace -- Not a Tragedy" (Sept. 9).
Her insightful distinction between the natural disaster of hurricane and flooding, and the "human disaster" -- the abandonment of the Gulf Coast's poor,...
September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Being a Mormon, I really liked your article "The Inner Sanctum" (Sept. 2), however, there is some information you received, that I am not sure you understood correctly. It's the question of "literal truth." While we do believe that the Book of Mormon is historically...
May 26, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Workers' Comp Woes
I am appalled by Jill Stewart's self serving and misleading missives about the so-called reform (in reality, deform) of workers' compensation ("It's Time to Heal Worker's Comp," May 6).
During the past approximately 25 years I have been representing injured...
January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm
The Arab and Iranian complaint that they are threatened and victimized by the Zionists is fascinatingly twisted. In fact, they do themselves considerable damage through their own anti-Semitism. Two recent examples come to mind.
United States taxpayers paid for the liberation of...
October 17, 2002 | 8:00 pm
In the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the United States is considered Israel's last remaining key ally. Aiming to change that, the anti-Israel movement on college campuses has adopted a message rooted in bedrock American ideals.
The second National Student Conference on the...