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  • Temple's Torah helps families spiritually connect

    Temple's Torah helps families spiritually connect
    When Kurt Lorig helped add the Hebrew letter "Lamed" to the Torah, it was just one of 304,805 letters written by hand into a copy of the holy book being completed at Temple Bat Yahm in Newport Beach. But for him, those few strokes of the pen brought...
  • UCI upholds MSU suspension

    UC Irvine officials announced Friday that they have cut in half the suspension of the Muslim Student Union but declined a formal request to lift it altogether. The suspension was reduced from an academic year to half of an academic year. The club,...
  • UC president to speak in Newport

    Mark Yudof, president of the University of California, will speak at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at Temple Bat Yahm in Newport Beach. The event is part of the Rose Project Distinguished Guest Lecture Series, which aims to raise awareness about issues facing students...
  • On Faith: How does God fit into politics?

    This past week our nation voted in a sweeping referendum to send a message to Washington that we are not happy with the direction our country is taking. I will leave it to others to interpret the fact that the House of Representatives was taken away...
  • UC president Yudof: Speech is protected

    UC president Yudof: Speech is protected
    Editor's note: This corrects the spelling of Hussam Ayloush's name. NEWPORT BEACH — University of California President Mark Yudof spoke before an estimated 350 people at Temple Bat Yahm on Thursday night, telling the predominantly Jewish crowd...
  • Mailbag: Newport couple witnessed plane crash

    Me and my husband witnessed the crash ("Authorities release crash victims' names," Nov. 21). We saw it glide straight down from our backyard — like 50 feet from our lawn — and hit the water. It looked like he was trying to slow down for an...
  • Student union deserves fair hearing

    UC Irvine officials have taken the rare step of recommending that a student organization be suspended for a year. A campus investigation into the Muslim Student Union's alleged role in disrupting a Feb. 8 speech at UCI by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren...
  • Mailbag: MSU editorial misguided

    Your editorial and editorial cartoon on June 27 were insults to the Jewish community of Orange County, supporters of Israel and freedom of speech and UC Irvine (Forum: "MSU deserves fair hearing," June 27). Evidently the purpose of the editorial and...
  • Fate unclear for MSU

    Four years ago, Anam Siddiq was a new student at UC Irvine, nervous about what was in store, eager to make new friends and ready to pursue an education that would prepare her for a career. Her first few days of school coincided with Ramadan, which...
  • Groups denounce MSU suspension recommendation

    Fourteen civil rights organizations, including the Jewish Voice for Peace and the Center for Constitutional Rights, sent a letter Thursday to UC Irvine condemning its recommendation to suspend the Muslim Student Union on campus. The groups, which...
  • Two more UC campuses cleared in U.S. probes of anti-Semitism

    Two more UC campuses cleared in U.S. probes of anti-Semitism
    The U.S. Department of Education has exonerated two more UC campuses -- Irvine and Santa Cruz -- of allegations that they fostered anti-Semitic climates by allowing protests against Israeli policies and other incidents that Jewish students contended...
  • Shadia: Passover a common belief for both Muslims, Jews

    By now, you know that I'm a Muslim who mingles with Jews. But the other day, I took it a step further and attended a Passover Seder at my friend Jazy's home. Seder is a ritual feast that marks the beginning of Passover. Seder means order. The feast...