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What is the Jewish experience in Los Angeles? "Nobody even thinks about Jews being here or, if they do, maybe they think about Hollywood," said Karen Wilson, guest curator at the Autry National Center. "They might possibly, if they're local, think about...
JERUSALEM — Fears about a possible escalation of violence between Israel and Syria grew Sunday amid renewed Israeli threats to destroy Syrian weapons caches and Syria's warnings of retaliation. After decades of relative calm along the two nations&...
Tags: Iran, Wars and Interventions, Weaponry, Defense, Government
These days, it’s not just finding an exoplanet. It’s how you find that Earth-like body. Scientists using sophisticated telescopes and arrays can detect a planet revolving around a distant star by looking at radial velocity of the star (a...
JERUSALEM – With three air strikes on targets in Syria since January, Israel is inserting itself into the Arab Spring’s most intractable conflict, heightening fears that the civil war could spiral into a regional conflagration. But as some...
Tags: Iran, Weaponry, Arab Spring, Government, Israel
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has long bedecked its ensemble in suits (the jazz crowd in "For Bird — With Love") and took a recent turn with androgynous menswear (Camille A. Brown's "The Evolution of a Secured Feminine"). Yet in previous...
JERUSALEM -- Opening his first presidential visit to the nation's closest Mideast ally, President Obama declared Wednesday that "peace must come to the Holy Land" during a red carpet arrival ceremony with Israeli leaders. In remarks after landing at Ben...
Tags: Iran, Travel, Arab Spring, Iraq, Explosions
JERUSALEM -- Using robotic leg braces, Israeli veteran Radi Kaiuf, a 46-year-old paraplegic, was able to complete the 10-kilometer race in Tel Aviv’s marathon Friday. Starting at 6 a.m. to beat unusually hot temperatures, Kaiuf was able to...
Tags: Argentina, Barack Obama, Israel
What was supposed to be a brief guest-conducting job with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Tel Aviv has turned into a media frenzy for Gustavo Dudamel, the music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Dudamel traveled to Israel in late January to...
Classical conductors spend a lot of time on airplanes flying from one job to the next and are thus used to the frustrations that come with modern-day air travel. But for Gustavo Dudamel, a recent episode during a trip to Israel seems to have gone beyond...
Tags: Hugo Chavez, Entertainment, Arts and Culture, Music, Culture
JERUSALEM -- As advance teams coordinate between Washington and Jerusalem over the agenda and itinerary of President Barack Obama's visit to Israel next month, politicians and media are full of speculation. Obama is coming to "save Israel from itself,"...
Tags: Iran, Politics, Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. Embassy, West Bank
JERUSALEM — A stronger-than-expected voter turnout in Israel’s parliamentary elections Tuesday lifted hopes of center-left parties, who expect to be the beneficiary of the trend. As of 6 p.m., 55.5% of eligible voters had cast their...
Tags: Politics, Benjamin Netanyahu, Likud, Polls, Knesset
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