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  • Republicans seek new support among Jewish voters

    June 6, 2011 Generations of Jewish loyalty to the Democratic Party is under stress – a transformation that may be accelerated by Jewish voters’ concerns about President Barack Obama’s policies toward Israel. The stakes are huge. The...
  • Israeli-American scholar plans two local appearances

    Israeli-American scholar plans two local appearances
    Jewish scholar Daniel Gordis, senior fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, will speak at two places in South Florida in November. At 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7, he will speak at Zinman Hall of the Levis Jewish Community Center, 9901 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca...
  • Sholem Aleichem: Grandson views new documentary on Yiddish writer

    Sholem Aleichem: Grandson views new documentary on Yiddish writer
    About 90 audience members watched the opening show of a new documentary on the great Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem. But none watched with more interest than Mitchell Waife, who was watching the story of his grandfather. "Terrific job," Waife said Oct....
  • Hans Keilson dies at 101; author fled Nazis, recently drew great acclaim

    Hans Keilson dies at 101; author fled Nazis, recently drew great acclaim
    Hans Keilson was a newly minted physician in the mid-1930s when the persecution began. As a Jew in Hitler's Germany, he was stripped of the right to practice medicine. A writer, he soon lost that identity too: His autobiographical first novel was pulped...
  • Game Time: 'Red Faction: Armageddon' and 'Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters'

    Red Faction: Armageddon X360, PS3, PC/$49.99-$59.99/June 7 A lot has happened on Mars since the original "Red Faction" was released back in 2001, from evil empires attempting to reign over the planet's colonists to the rebellion that defeated them. Now...
  • Our Laguna: Many to remember this Memorial Day

    Memorial Day ceremonies were not held at Monument Point for the first time, but the move to Legion Hall in no way diminished the solemnity or reverence of the occasion. Assemblyman Don Wagner (R-Irvine) was the keynote speaker. Wagner's speech was a...
  • Sammy Ofer dies at 89; Israeli business tycoon

    Sammy Ofer dies at 89; Israeli business tycoon
    Reporting from Jerusalem -- Israeli billionaire Sammy Ofer, whose powerful, family-owned conglomerate is under scrutiny for alleged dealings with Iran, died Friday in Tel Aviv after a long illness. He was 89. Considered Israel's richest man with a family...
  • Lawrence S. Eagleburger dies at 80; former secretary of State

    Lawrence S. Eagleburger dies at 80; former secretary of State
    Lawrence S. Eagleburger, the wisecracking, chain-smoking diplomat who charmed both Republicans and Democrats, handled tense assignments during the first Persian Gulf War and rose up the ranks to become secretary of State toward the end of President George...
  • Briefly in Education

    Spend summer at the club Summer camps at the Boys & Girls Club start June 27, with activities for kids from science experiments to scavenger hunts. The club's Summer Bridge Program is another option, which allows kids to brush up on reading, writing and...
  • Mark O. Hatfield dies at 89; longtime Oregon senator was bedrock of moderate Republicanism

    Mark O. Hatfield dies at 89; longtime Oregon senator was bedrock of moderate Republicanism
    Mark O. Hatfield, whose 35 years as Oregon's U.S. senator illuminated his conviction that Republicans could be God-fearing conservatives and also passionate advocates for ending wars and racial discrimination, has died. He was 89. Hatfield died Sunday in...
  • Egypt and Islam

    Egypt and Islam
    Initial results from Egypt's first elections since the fall of President Hosni Mubarak are in, and it appears Islamist parties have captured the lion's share of the vote. The rise of politicians eager to curtail basic human rights, particularly for women,...