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  • Local religious leaders unite for change in immigration law

    Local religious leaders unite for change in immigration law
    Several of Southern California's most prominent religious leaders held a vigil for immigration reform in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, underscoring a growing interfaith effort to change the nation's laws. Immigrants who are in the United States...
  • Immigrants need mercy, justice, religious leaders at L.A. vigil say

    Immigrants need mercy, justice, religious leaders at L.A. vigil say
    Several of Southern California's most prominent religious leaders gathered in downtown Los Angeles early Friday in a vigil for immigration reform, underscoring a growing interfaith effort to change the nation's immigration laws.  Undocumented immigrants...
  • Attacks on Jews show a troubling increase

    Attacks on Jews show a troubling increase
    NEW YORK — The elderly woman had stopped by the Jewish Community Center in the Canarsie area of Brooklyn and was shuffling away, leaning heavily on her walker, when a young man punched her in the head as he walked past, knocking her to the ground....
  • Jonathan Pollard, bargaining chip?

    Jonathan Pollard, bargaining chip?
    The latest round of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians is in deep trouble. But the Obama administration shouldn't try to salvage the talks by releasing Jonathan Pollard, the former naval intelligence analyst who is serving a life sentence...
  • Anti-Semitic incidents down in 2013 but assaults up, audit says

    The collective number of anti-Semitic assaults, acts of vandalism and reports of harassment declined in California -- and across the nation -- last year, according to an audit released Tuesday by the Anti-Defamation League. The audit, which identifies...
  • Letters: Spain reaches out to Sephardic Jews

    Re "A move to right a historic wrong," March 27 I commend Spain for its impending offer of citizenship to the descendants of Jews expelled in 1492 during the Inquisition. However, the comment by Israeli lawyer Amit Ben-Aroya — that he can "only...
  • Was Chris Christie sorry, or was he trying to placate Sheldon Adelson?

    Was Chris Christie sorry, or was he trying to placate Sheldon Adelson?
    As part of what he apparently considers a comeback tour, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spoke over the weekend at a meeting in Las Vegas of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Christie’s speech was mostly music to the ears of the audience at the...
  • 2016 Republican hopefuls hope to woo Jewish donors

    2016 Republican hopefuls hope to woo Jewish donors
    LAS VEGAS — Long before voters begin paying attention to the 2016 presidential contest, the quiet race for the Republican Party's most elite donors was well under way in recent days as potential candidates made a pilgrimage west to court prolific...
  • Son of Nazis' art dealer wants to return works to owners' heirs

    Son of Nazis' art dealer wants to return works to owners' heirs
    The son of infamous German art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt, who helped Adolf Hitler hoard art looted from Jews during the Holocaust, says he’s now willing to return works his father had acquired to the heirs of their victimized owners. Attorney...
  • James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief

    James Schlesinger dies at 85; former Defense secretary and CIA chief
    James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
  • After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back

    After expelling Jews in 1492, Spain considers inviting them back
    TOLEDO, Spain — The Jews who flock to the two medieval synagogues in this walled city are tourists, not worshipers. No one of their faith has practiced it in the temples' exquisitely decorated precincts since 1492. That was the year King Ferdinand...