What requests did New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd leave in the cracks of the Western Wall when she accompanied President George W. Bush, and later President Obama, on their trips to Jerusalem? “I left the same message both times,” said the red-headed, Irish-American Pulitzer Prize-winner. “I asked, ‘Where’s my Jewish husband?’ ”
Elliott Broidy, a major philanthropist in the Los Angeles Jewish community, pleaded guilty to the felony charge of rewarding official misconduct.
L.A. police say there is no evidence of a hate crime or terrorism in the shooting Thursday of two Orthodox Jews in the parking lot of a Los Angeles-area synagogue.
There was no clean knockout when New York Times columnist Roger Cohen faced off against some 400 Iranian Jews and Bahais in Los Angeles, but spectators were treated to some vigorous rhetorical sparring and nimble footwork.