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  • Shadia: Friendship goes beyond the politics

    I have friends from all sorts of backgrounds. But my friendship with Michelle Samani is the most shocking for an obvious reason: She's a lawyer, and I'm a journalist. And then there's this: Meesh — her nickname — is Jewish, and I'm Muslim....
  • The God Squad: We can learn from all the great wisdom traditions

    Question: I was raised as a Christian. I can understand the relationship of Christianity to Judaism, but I wonder what you think of Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism? Some very great people have embraced those religions. What do you think happens when they...
  • On Faith: Ramadan a time for reflection and reconnection to God

    Thirst, hunger and fatigue shadow Muslims as they fast through the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth lunar month in the Islamic calendar and is recognized as the fasting month for Muslims. From sunrise to sunset, Muslims refrain from food and...
  • Jury selection begins in 'Irvine 11' case

    SANTA ANA — Jury selection began Monday in the case against 10 students charged with misdemeanors for allegedly taking part in a protest against Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren at UC Irvine last year. Prospective jurors were asked a variety of...
  • Attorneys start opening statements in Irvine 11 case

    SANTA ANA — Prosecutors and defense attorneys both argued free-speech rights Wednesday during opening statements of the criminal trial against 10 Muslim college students accused of plotting to disrupt a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United...
  • Remember 9/11 with multiple events in Newport-Mesa

    Countless cities, organizations, religious groups and families will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks Sunday. Below is a listing of what groups are doing in your area of Orange County. * Sign a banner to support...
  • Bookmark: A decade of books about 9/11

    The tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, prompted questions about America's place in the world, and a proliferation of books resulted. Here is a recommended reading list for those seeking enriched understanding. • "The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of...
  • Defense rests on Irvine 11 trial

    SANTA ANA — Defense attorneys for 10 college students accused of disrupting a speech at UC Irvine last year by the Israeli ambassador to the United States rested their case Thursday. Closing arguments are expected Monday, after which time the...
  • Prosecution: Irvine 11 violated ambassador's right to free speech

    Prosecution: Irvine 11 violated ambassador's right to free speech
    SANTA ANA — Ten Muslim college students censored the Israeli ambassador to the United States when he tried to give an address atUC Irvine, a prosecutor argued in closing statements of the so-called Irvine 11 trial on Monday. Orange County Deputy...
  • 10 of 'Irvine 11' guilty

    10 of 'Irvine 11' guilty
    SANTA ANA — An Orange County Superior Court jury on Friday convicted 10 of the so-called Irvine 11 on two misdemeanor charges to conspire and then disrupt a February 2010 speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren at UC Irvine. Charges against...
  • Mailbag: Irvine 11 coverage ignores Jewish viewpoint

    Why would you reprint most of the "Applauding the 'Irvine 11'" article from the Los Angeles Times on Sept. 27, 2011? The article already appeared, in its entirety, the previous day in the L.A. Times. Did you feel we hadn't gotten enough of the prejudice...
  • City Life: 'Irvine 11' went too far but so did prosecutor

    At the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, there are signs scattered throughout the venue reading, "Patrons disrupting the performance for others will be subject to removal from the theater." Many other venues throughout the region offer similar warnings. Get...