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  • On Faith: Anti-Semitic behavior is all over

    Julian Assange, WikiLeaks' apostle of transparency, "exposed" a cabal of international Jewish conspiracists, whom he charged with making common cause to smear him and attack his website. He was piqued over personal e-mails being published by some...
  • On Faith: Focus on retrospection rather than resolutions

    It's that time of the year again. After the holiday decorations have been taken down, the old-time ritual of the New Year's resolutions list is posted to the refrigerator. What's on your list this year? For most people, it is probably a reprinted list...
  • Sage Hill alumni make Forbes list

    Two recent graduates of Newport Coast private school Sage Hill were named in Forbes magazine's "30 under 30 list." Mark Ramadan, 25, was recognized in the category of food and wine and Matthew Schlicht, 23, for social and mobile. Ramadan is the co-...
  • Community Commentary: A devout Christian learns about Islam from Shadia

    I have always prided myself on being open-minded and fair, so it was with both surprise and shock that I read Mona Shadia's weekly column, "Unveiled: A Muslim Girl in O.C." I almost couldn't believe what I was reading: A Muslim telling me, a Christian,...
  • Sage holds off Crean

    NEWPORT BEACH — The defending Academy League champion met an up-and-comer Tuesday afternoon at The Tennis Club. Something had to gave in the boys' tennis match. Sage Hill Coach A.G. Longoria hoped it wouldn't be his Lightning on the short end...
  • On Faith: Extremism, intolerance exists all over

    Osama bin Laden is dead, but his brand of religious extremism lives on. This is not to say that such religious extremism is exclusive to Islam and Muslims. Extremism infiltrates the minds of religious zealots, nationalists, racists, environmentalists,...
  • Mailbag: Planners limited debate on Banning Ranch

    This is an open letter to the Newport Beach Planning Commission. On March 22, my husband and I were among the standing-room-only crowd assembled at City Council Chambers to hear the two agenda items scheduled by the commission for public discussion ("...
  • 'Irvine 11' trial delayed because attorneys not ready

    SANTA ANA — The jury trial of the college students accused of disrupting a public speech at UC Irvine has been continued to Aug. 29. Their trial for the misdemeanor charges was set to start Monday, but both the Orange County district attorney's...
  • 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...
  • 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:...