Menorah Comes to the Hospital Dana Parsons, Dana Parsons' column appears Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. He can be reached at (714) 966-7821 or at dana .firstname.lastname@example.org. An archive of his recent columns is at www.latimes.com/parsons.
A new pope must face old problems George Weigel, GEORGE WEIGEL, a senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, is the author of the recently released "God's Choice: Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church" (HarperCollins).
The Sharon effect Aaron David Miller, AARON DAVID MILLER has advised six secretaries of State on Arab-Israeli negotiations. In January, he joins the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars to work on a book on the same topic.