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L.A. NOWIs Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigration really comparable to Nazi Germany? The comparison was made by some on the L.A. City Council on Wednesday as the body approved a boycott against Arizona. But one leading Jewish group says its "irresponsible"......
Culture MonsterThe controversy over a planned Islamic mosque and cultural center near the site of the former World Trade Center has stirred a lot of impassioned voices in opposition to the facility, which some see as an affront to those who......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFrom the mayor's office: Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa; Daniel Grunfeld, deputy chief of staff of policy; Nancy Sutley, deputy mayor for energy and environment; Dario Gomez, director of international trade; Celine Cordero, associate director of the Office...
Tags: Corporate Officers, Judaism, AFL-CIO, Van Nuys, Israel
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBillionaire Roland E. Arnall, whose widespread philanthropy and extraordinary political friendships stood in contrast to repeated investigations into alleged lending abuses at his giant subprime company, Ameriquest Mortgage Co., died Monday. The...
Tags: Judaism, California, Charity, Death, Mitt Romney
Journalism and terrorism Re "A byline for Hamas?" Opinion, July 22 I would rather that people write Op-Ed articles than fire rockets or build illegal settlements. The protests of Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper are heartfelt, but their claim to moral...
Lest she forget, the tattooed A-11150 on Frances Simon's left arm reminds her of the hardships she endured as a Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz, Ravensbrück and Malchov. Lest others forget, she has often taken friends and relatives around the corner to...
Tags: Yeshivas, Judaism, Roxbury, Dianne Feinstein, California
Words of farewell Re “Studs Terkel, 1912-2008,” Obituary, Nov. 1 I first met Studs Terkel when I became senior vice president at Playboy Enterprises and started spending a lot of time in Chicago. He was easygoing and acerbic, witty and...
LOS ANGELES -- Local memorial services for the victims of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India -- one of 25 "Sister Cities" of Los Angeles -- were held Sunday. One memorial and prayer service was held at the ultra-orthodox Jewish Chabad House in...
Times Staff WriterThe chilling documentary "Ever Again" opens with World War II footage and the words of Adolf Hitler. In what he called his "last political testament," the Nazi leader predicted that a renaissance of the National Socialist movement would someday occur in...
Times Staff WriterThe Simon Wiesenthal Center's Moriah Films continues its distinguished series of documentaries with "In Search of Peace Part One: 1948-1967," which chronicles the first half of Israel's existence. Written by Sir Martin Gilbert and the center's Rabbi...
Tags: Judaism, Death, Anne Bancroft, Golda Meir, Richard Dreyfuss
Los Angeles Times staff writerAllowing U.S. athletes to carry a highly symbolic American flag during tonight's opening ceremony may go far to honor the heroes and victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but it also stirs ghosts that linger from the Olympics' worst tragedy: the 1972...
Tags: Judaism, Athletes, Crimes, Death, Olympic Games
Times Staff WriterBefore shooting "The Grey Zone," the film version of his own dark Holocaust play, director Tim Blake Nelson handed out a required reading list to actors David Arquette, Harvey Keitel, Steve Buscemi and Mira Sorvino, among others. First, there was Primo...
Tags: Manhattan (New York City), Judaism, Germany, Death, Tim Robbins
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Original site for Marvin Hier topic gallery.