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Yom Kippur

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  • ISRAEL: Yom Kippur war protocols declassified, provoking debate

     
    A few months ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved new regulations allowing state archives to extend classification of material from a period of 50 years to 70. The decision was made following pressure from Israel's security services and...
  • 'The Good Wife' recap: Meet the family

     
    Sometimes it’s hard to believe how much “The Good Wife” crams into 44 minutes of show. Consider Tuesday night’s episode, in which Alicia did each of the following: Cleared the name of a wrongly convicted sniper, helped find the real...
  • Ronni Chasen: Hollywood's ultimate old-school publicist

     
    If Hollywood had ever wanted to hire its own publicist to keep its public image untarnished and well-scrubbed, it would've been Ronni Chasen. The circumstances of her death early Tuesday -- she was found in her Mercedes in Beverly Hills,......
  • 'Jews and Baseball': Ron Howard's a-ha moment with Sandy Koufax

     
    As a Jew who has been a baseball fan his entire life, I guess I'm the perfect target audience for "Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story," which opens Friday at the Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills and the......
  • Unplug on Thanksgiving and interact in person, Offlining urges

     
    Offlining Inc. wants you to unplug from the computer and reconnect to flesh-and-blood family and friends. Not all the time, just some of the time. Like, during major holidays. The company was created after co-founders Mark DiMassimo and Eric Yaverbaum,......
  • Should Good Friday be a national holiday?

     
    The folks at The Campaign to Commemorate Good Friday as a National Holiday say yes. I say no. I say we already have too many government-imposed holidays -- they're expensive and disruptive -- and adding another Christian holiday to the......
  • Rosh Hashanah: Happy New Year, it’s not

     
    Called the Jewish New Year,Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown, Sept. 28.Biblical researcher Roger D. Isaacs contends that Rosh Hashana (head ofthe year) was never intended to signify the start of a new year. “Its original purpose was to be a day...
  • Football: A Yom Kippur dilemma

     
    Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews, is next Friday. That's why a lot of high school football games have been switched to Thursday night. But West Hills Chaminade, a Catholic school with more than 100 Jewish......
  • Anti-Semitic incidents rise in Florida, Anti-Defamation League reports

     
    The number of anti-Semitic incidents in Florida rose from 90 in 2009 to 116 in 2010, according to theAnti-Defamation League’sAudit of Anti-Semitic Incidents released today. The incrase followsyears of declining incidents in the state of Florida...
  • Menorahs Light Up For Hanukkah

    Menorahs Light Up For Hanukkah
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) - Observant Jews in the Southland began lighting candles at sundown Tuesday to mark the first night of Hanukkah, the eight-day "Festival of Lights." Southland Hanukkah events include a menorah lighting nightly though next Tuesday on...
  • The God Squad: Parents shouldn't deny 'old-fashioned' moral code

    Question: Despite the conservative Catholic stance on morality and church issues we've taken all our married life, our older unmarried son and daughter have no problem with sleeping over at a lover's home, in the same bed, with the full knowledge of the...