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  • In Theory

    A recent installment of "In Theory" focused on a project by a Muslim group to build a YMCA-like community center a block from the old World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. The project's promoters in the Muslim community said they didn't see this...
  • Gov. Paterson Offers State Help If Developers Of Ground Zero Mosque Seek To Relocate

    Gov. Paterson Offers State Help If Developers Of Ground Zero Mosque Seek To Relocate
    New York Gov. David Paterson offered state help Tuesday if the developers of a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 attacks agree to move the project farther from the site. Paterson, a Democrat, said that he doesn't oppose the project as planned but...
  • Shakespeare, now starring at Geffen Playhouse

    Shakespeare, now starring at Geffen Playhouse
    As he watched the World Trade Center towers implode, Bill Cain, playwright and native New Yorker, felt a surge of fury pass through him. But as an ordained Jesuit priest, he was able to tap into another, equally powerful emotion. "I knew the only way to...
  • Around Town: Yossi Klein Halevi comes to town

    Around Town: Yossi Klein Halevi comes to town
    Last week, New Republic contributing editor, Yossi Klein Halevi, came to town. I was surprised to see other La Cañadans in the crowd when Halevi spoke at Valley Beth Shalom synagogue in Encino, but on further reflection, my reaction was misplaced. La...
  • James Dobson might endorse John McCain

     
    by Katie Fretland James Dobson, the powerful conservative Christian leader who accused Sen. Barack Obama of having a "fruitcake interpretation" of the Constitution, said in a radio segment today that he might endorse Sen. John McCain for president. "I...
  • Notre Dame, presidents and degrees

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama will not be the first president to address the graduates of Notre Dame when he sends off 2,000 undergraduates, 420 MBA recipients and 214 new lawyers on Sunday -- with an unknown number sitting......
  • LEBANON: In Muslim Middle East, Jehovah's Witnesses congregate in secret

     
    An elegantly dressed Lebanese woman in a black and white Chanel suit stood up and offered her seat to a Philippine domestic worker, "Please sit, I'll go look for more chairs." The unusual scene in Lebanon, where wealthy locals more......
  • Keeping it real

     
    For most of world history, human beings have seen religious rivals as inferior to themselves — practitioners of empty rituals, perpetrators of bogus miracles, and purveyors of fanciful myths. This way of seeing has given us religious violence from the.....
  • UCSF student from Long Beach is new UC student regent

     
    Alfredo Mireles Jr., a nurse who is a graduate student in health policy at UC San Francisco, was confirmed Thursday as a student representative on the UC Board of Regents. A Long Beach native, Mireles, 29, earned a bachelor's in......
  • Rosh Hashana messages from Kennedy, Reagan, Ford and Bush -- Hoover and Johnson too

     
    President Obama's Rosh Hashana message continued a tradition of presidential greetings on the Jewish holiday, a tradition carried by Ford, Reagan, Clinton, among others....
  • IRAN: Outrage, and a warning, over Swiss vote to ban minarets

     
    An East-West clash over a Swiss referendum last week banning the construction of mosque minarets heated up today as Iran's foreign minister warned of unspecified "consequences" if the ban were enforced. Manouchehr Mottaki spoke on the phone with his...