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UC urged to divest in companies supporting Israel West Bank occupation

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A statewide panel that represents student governments across the University of California has voted to urge that UC end any investments in companies that aid in the Israeli occupation of the West Bank. The UC student Association also urged the UC regents to sell off holdings in bonds and other securities […]

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Beverly Cohn

Israel: The tiny country that could

PART 1: Getting There: First Leg of the Journey & Observations Usually when I’m invited to go on a press trip, my family and friends are very excited for me. When my trip to Israel materialized, I eagerly shared with everyone what for me what was great news. Their smiles suddenly faded and were replaced […]

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Mayor Garcetti pledges support for Israel

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Calling Israel “by far our strongest ally” in the “tumultuous” Middle East region, Mayor Eric Garcetti today joined other city leaders in support of Israel in its battle against Hamas. Garcetti, the first Jewish mayor to be elected in Los Angeles, said “all of us … are sickened to see what […]

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4 arrested at Westwood Israel rally released on bail

WESTWOOD (CNS) - Four men arrested for allegedly using wooden flagpoles to attack demonstrators during a pro-Israel rally that led to an officer- involved shooting at the Federal Building in Westwood were released on bail today, while the federal officer who fired a shot during the melee was placed on paid leave. Sunday’s rally took […]

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Israeli PM Arrives Today, Traffic Areas to Avoid

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on a diplomatic and economic visit to the United States, will fly to Los Angeles today and attend the premiere of an Israel tourism film. Netanyahu is featured in the film “Israel: The Royal Tour,” which is hosted by CBS News travel editor Peter […]

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