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  • The God Squad: Sterling scandal invites thoughts on diversity

    Q: I'm writing today about race. I'm a member of an organization that tries to reduce racism in our community, so I'm quite sensitive to this issue. In light of the NBA/Donald Sterling fiasco, I felt compelled to write. Fortunately, the NBA took...
  • Supporters rally for Israel in Irvine

    Supporters rally for Israel in Irvine
    On the bloodiest day of conflict yet in this summer of hostilities in the Gaza strip, thousands gathered Tuesday night for a community rally in support of Israel at the Samueli Jewish Campus in Irvine. The rally was one of hundreds at Jewish centers...
  • Reel Critics: As zombie films go, an A for 'Z'

    Reel Critics: As zombie films go, an A for 'Z'
    Director Marc Forster has done the impossible. He's made an exciting and thoughtful zombie movie for grown-ups. "World War Z" is not the creepfest of the undead you might expect. It really plays out as a medical thriller in the mold of "The Andromeda...
  • My Answer: Bored in church? Look inside yourself

    Q: You're always telling people to go to church, but all the churches I've been to are so boring I can't stand it. You'll probably tell me just to keep looking, but why should I? Besides that, I enjoy having a day to myself. — K.W.W. A: Let me...
  • The God Squad: Can we explain the roots of hatred?

    Q: Why is there anti-semitism? What is it about the Jewish culture that causes this to occur? — B., via godsquadquestion@aol.com A: You've asked me why some people hate other people, and I wish I could answer you in a way that might both explain...
  • Motion aimed at silencing Irvine 11 prosecutors

    SANTA ANA — Orange County prosecutors next week are scheduled to argue against a defense motion to keep them from speaking in public about their criminal case against 11 student activists accused of disrupting an Israeli ambassador's speech at UC...
  • Celebrate Israel's birthday at expo

    The Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County is inviting you to celebrate Israel's 63rd birthday Sunday in Irvine. From 1 to 6 p.m., thousands are expected to attend the 2011 Israel Expo on the Samueli Jewish Campus, One Federation Way in...
  • Judge rejects motion

    SANTA ANA — An Orange County judge on Thursday rejected a motion by prosecutors that he unseal the transcript of a grand jury investigation into the Irvine 11 case. Eleven students stand criminally charged for allegedly disrupting a speech at UC...
  • On Faith: Israel offers Arabs 'a genuine future'

    Joseph Farah, an Arab author, wrote: "As an Arab-American journalist who has spent a good deal of time covering the region, I can tell you there is more freedom for Arabs in Israel than in any Arab state." Salma Abedallah, an Israeli Arab-Muslim, echoed:...
  • Prosecutors want letter released to public

    Orange County prosecutors are expected to argue in court Friday that a letter related to the criminal case against 11 student activists who protested a speech by an Israeli ambassador last year at UC Irvine should be released to the public. Prosecutors...
  • Sale offers fresh start, support

    To many newly single women, cleaning out the closet can be just as cathartic as sitting on a therapist's couch. The Divorcée Sale, which runs Friday through Sunday at the Resort at Pelican Hill, is a way for women to shed pieces of their past for a...
  • It's A Gray Area: Trip to the 'Promised Land' has a profound effect

    My wife, Grace, and I just returned from a two-week tour of Jordan and Israel sponsored by Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church in Corona del Mar. What a great trip, and what a privilege to visit places I have read about in the Bible and elsewhere...