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  • Most UC campuses change fall calendar, avoiding Jewish holidays

    Most UC campuses change fall calendar, avoiding Jewish holidays
    The fall quarter at most UC campuses will start a week later than usual and winter break will be a week shorter in the 2014-15 school year as the schools seek to avoid beginning their terms during Jewish High Holidays.
  • Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career

    Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career
    TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...

    Iran's Rouhani outmaneuvering hard-liners on Syria, nuclear talks

    Iran's Rouhani outmaneuvering hard-liners on Syria, nuclear talks
    TEHRAN -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appears to be outmaneuvering hard-liners with his move Thursday to take control of stalled nuclear negotiations and in curbing bombastic vows to defend ally  Syria from threatened U.S. airstrikes. In sharp...

    Iran's new leader sends Jews New Year's greetings -- or does he?

    Iran's new leader sends Jews New Year's greetings -- or does he?
    WASHINGTON – Could the Jewish New Year herald a fresh start in Iran? Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was known for incendiary anti-Semitic comments, questioning whether the Holocaust was “a real event” and once...

    Anthony Weiner's bakery meltdown: He was provoked, but still...

    Anthony Weiner's bakery meltdown: He was provoked, but still...
    It’s possible that New York Democratic mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner was simply suffering from low blood sugar when he verbally attacked a man who tried to shame him Wednesday as Weiner campaigned in an Orthodox Jewish section of Brooklyn....