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Saturday, May 30, 2020

AUTHOR NAME

Gabriella Kamran

7 ARTICLES

Are Jewish College Students Privileged?

I sometimes joke that if there’s anything I’ve learned in three years at UCLA, it’s how to spell “privilege” without spell-check. In the age of...

What Should Our Community Do After Weinstein?

For a crime as pervasive as sexual assault, the general response to Harvey Weinstein’s alleged misdeeds was appropriately uniform: Nobody was surprised. Or at...

Anti-Fascist Activists Shut Down UCLA Free Speech Panel

A UCLA panel titled “What Is Civil Discourse? Challenging Hate Speech in a Free Society” was forced to move to another room when members...

Yom Kippur fasting poses dilemma for those with eating disorders

Fasting on Yom Kippur was the easy part for Temimah Zucker. The real challenge came after sundown, when her first bite of food reminded...

Top 15 Jewish Los Angeles stories of 5777

The Jewish year 5777 wasn’t eventful only on the national stage. Here in Los Angeles, the Jewish community had its share of notable controversies...

To Persian Jews, roasted tongue speaks for itself

Framed by pomegranate seeds and bowls of honey, the roast on the Rosh Hashanah table might appear to be an all-too-familiar brisket. Look closer. See...

Nathan Englander interview: A novel’s view of Israel-Palestine conflict

More words may have been written about the Israel-Palestine conflict than there are grains of sand at the beach, but to Nathan Englander there...

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Jewish Federation Releases Statement in Support of Black Community

As Shavuot and Shabbat come to a close, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles released a statement of solidarity with the Black community...

Los Angeles Synagogue Vandalized With ‘Free Palestine,’ ‘F— Israel’ Graffiti

A synagogue in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles was vandalized on May 30 with graffiti stating “free Palestine" and “f--- Israel.” Lisa Daftari, founder...

The Grove Looted, Set on Fire During Protests

After footage of George Floyd's death in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota went viral on May 25,  protesters took to the streets around the...

Following Protests, Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Overnight Curfew in Los Angeles

Following nationwide protests  — including in Los Angeles — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced an 8 p.m. curfew across the city on May...

FCC Chair Asks Why Ayatollah Khamenei’s Tweets Don’t Violate Twitter Guidelines

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai asked Twitter in a tweet why Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s tweets against Israel don’t violate Twitter’s guidelines. Pai highlighted an...
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