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Donald Trump campaign: New ad buy will include Michigan

30 August 2016

Donald Trump’s campaign manager said a new ad buy that had been announced for nine battleground states will also cover Michigan, a traditionally blue state in presidential years that Mr. Trump has talked frequently about flipping red. The Trump campaign announced this week that a new economy-focused ad will air on broadcast and cable in [...]

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Free continuing education classes in S.D.

30 August 2016

By Mimi Pollack SAN DIEGO — One of the best kept secrets in San Diego is the free classes offered at San Diego Continuing Education. Under the umbrella of the San Diego Community College District, Continuing Education has seven sites around town, including Cesar Chavez, ECC, Mid-City, CE Mesa, Miramar, North City, and West City. The largest [...]

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California Legislature approves anti-BDS bill

30 August 2016

SACRAMENTO (Press Release)–The California Legislature passed a bill to ensure that the state and its range of public agencies will not contract with businesses engaging in discriminatory boycotts against minority groups, including businesses that undermine California’s relationship with Israel. The State Assembly overwhelmingly passed AB 2844, the California Combating BDS Act, with a 60-0 vote, [...]

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In memory of Gene Wilder

30 August 2016

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO — With the death of Gene Wilder, the world lost someone who consistently made us laugh.  Anyone who enjoyed movie comedies over the past 50 years feels this loss. The son of Russian Jewish immigrants, Wilder began his career as a serious actor appearing on Broadway in One Flew Over [...]

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New Arab city in Israel refuses to take in UNRWA refugees

30 August 2016

The new Arab city of Rawabi being built in Samaria (Shomron) with Israeli approval refuses to allow “Palestinian refugees” from UNRWA camps to relocate to the city. This, despite past statements to the contrary, and the general impression that the need for a new Arab city was partly because of the suffering of said refugees, [...]

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Heidi Stevens: Only bad judgment on display is from Anthony Weiner

30 August 2016

People whose judgment is called into question by Anthony Weiner’s sexting: Anthony Weiner. Anyone who participates in sexting with Anthony Weiner. People whose judgment is not called into question by Anthony Weiner’s sexting: Huma Abedin. Hillary Clinton. “It’s just another example of Hillary Clinton’s bad judgment,” Donald Trump said Monday. No. A guy texting photos [...]

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How Do People Die From Complications Of Alzheimer’s Disease?

30 August 2016

Gene Wilder’s family announced he passed away of “complications from Alzheimer’s disease” at the age 83 in his home in Connecticut on Monday. The iconic actor and comedian suffered privately from the progressive brain disorder for three years before succumbing to the disease’s complications. More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease today, [...]

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The trouble with Ethiopian politics

30 August 2016

When Ethiopian silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa raised his two hands over his head after crossing the line in the just concluded Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, millions all over the world watching thought it was his unique way of celebrating. But Ethiopians knew better. Lilesa was passing a message to the world about the [...]

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Joe Scarborough: Graciousness of Bush family a sharp contrast to current GOP candidate

30 August 2016

Friday started as it usually does: an early wake-up call, an interview with the next president of the United States and a hateful personal attack from Donald Trump. Such is life during the dog days of August in a nasty presidential campaign not even near its ugly end. These days, a rudely out-of-bounds Trump attack [...]

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France’s Burkini bans a ‘grave and illegal breach’ of basic freedoms, UN says

30 August 2016

French bans on burkini swimwear are “a grave and illegal breach of fundamental freedoms” and a “stupid reaction” to recent extremist attacks, the UN human rights office said on Tuesday. Spokesman Rupert Colville of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said the UN wants French officials to lift the bans “immediately”, adding [...]

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In the first hours of his week-long visit to China, Justin Trudeau hears a lot about his dad

30 August 2016

BEIJING – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is embracing Chinese views that he’s walking in his father’s footsteps, telling businesspeople Tuesday that he’s looking to see how the “next generation of Trudeau could have an impact.” It was abundantly clear during the first event of a marathon, week-long visit to China that Pierre Trudeau is still [...]

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Israeli musical comes to San Diego Sept. 10

30 August 2016

By Jennie Starr SAN DIEGO — When we first learned about the Wandering Israeli, a show performed more than 600 times across Israel and regularly at National Theater, the Cameri, and their US tour, we knew it was a show that would provide an evening of connection to Israel we’re always looking to share with [...]

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Multifaith Alliance aids Syrian refugees

30 August 2016

NEW YORK (Press Release) – As the daughter of Holocaust survivors, Dr. Georgette Bennett was deeply moved by the Syrian refugee crisis. Having arrived in the United States as a refugee herself, escaping from Hungary to France, she refused to sit idly by. Fueled by her own personal experiences, in 2013, Bennett founded the Multifaith Alliance [...]

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Janet Tiger garnering drama awards

30 August 2016

SAN DIEGO (Press Release) — Local playwright Janet S. Tiger is on a roll…or is it a bialy? Her latest success was winning first place for Day Job and honorable mention for the Jewish-themed Breeding Grounds in the 2016 Script Tease of New Plays. Breeding Grounds started off this successful year at the Center for Jewish Culture, winning [...]

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