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July 30, 1989
Let's stop holding one another back. I like Public Enemy. I also like the Jewish Defense Organization. A man's wisdom gives him patience, it is to his glory to overlook an offense. --Proverbs 19:11 L. CARTER SIMS Playa del Rey
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June 6, 1992 | From Religious News Service
Should members of hate groups be fired from their jobs? That question has divided two Jewish organizations that have been longtime opponents of the Ku Klux Klan. The divisions surfaced after one group--the Jewish Defense Organization--prompted two people to be fired in its "Operation Klan Kicker" campaign. The campaign urged opponents to call Klan members' employers and demand that they be fired.
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June 6, 1992 | From Religious News Service
Should members of hate groups be fired from their jobs? That question has divided two Jewish organizations that have been longtime opponents of the Ku Klux Klan. The divisions surfaced after one group--the Jewish Defense Organization--prompted two people to be fired in its "Operation Klan Kicker" campaign. The campaign urged opponents to call Klan members' employers and demand that they be fired.
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November 7, 1990 | MATHIS CHAZANOV, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hours after the death of Rabbi Meir Kahane, teary-eyed followers of the one-time Brooklyn sportswriter gathered in anger inside a North Hollywood synagogue Tuesday and vowed to try harder to realize his dream of an Arab-free Israel.
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January 29, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Mordechai Levy, leader of the militant Jewish Defense Organization, said Wednesday his group and supporters will stage a "non-violent" disruption of the Moscow-based Bolshoi Ballet's performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, scheduled for Aug. 11-30. "Cultural bridges should not be built over the bodies of Soviet Jews," Levy said, in reference to a recent U.S.-Soviet cultural exchange agreement.
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January 24, 1987 | VICTOR MERINA, Times Staff Writer
A scuffle between Jewish activists and members of a neo-Nazi organization erupted Friday at Los Angeles City Hall as the City Council prepared to honor the owners of a Torrance restaurant who had refused to serve patrons wearing swastika lapel pins. The pushing and shoving incident, which spilled into the aisles of the ornate City Council chambers, was sparked by a shouting match between two members of the Nazi group, aided by a woman, and two members of militant Jewish organizations.
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November 7, 1990 | MATHIS CHAZANOV, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hours after the death of Rabbi Meir Kahane, teary-eyed followers of the one-time Brooklyn sportswriter gathered in anger inside a North Hollywood synagogue Tuesday and vowed to try harder to realize his dream of an Arab-free Israel.
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July 16, 1989 | STEVE HOCHMAN
One of the most highly-charged elements of "Do the Right Thing," Spike Lee's controversial film about race relations in America, is the song that is heard repeatedly in the movie: Public Enemy's "Fight the Power."
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July 23, 1989
The Jewish Defense Organization is wrong to call for a boycott against "Do the Right Thing" (as reported in Steve Hochman's July 16 article, "The Aftermath of Public Enemy's Collapse"). Spike Lee's movie has a powerful message for all of society--that all Americans should strive to understand one another in order to live together without hatred and violence. Maybe the JDO should encourage viewing of the film in an effort to combat anti-Semitic prejudice such as that expressed by Prof.
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September 19, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Bernhard Goetz, the electronics specialist who became a symbol for crime-weary Americans when he shot four youths aboard a subway, will leave jail after eight months Wednesday but will not take the standard subway ride to freedom, prison officials said today. Instead, Prisoner No. 78900316 will be picked up by private car outside the Brooklyn House of Detention for Men, said Ruby Ryles, spokeswoman for the city Corrections Department.
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July 30, 1989
Let's stop holding one another back. I like Public Enemy. I also like the Jewish Defense Organization. A man's wisdom gives him patience, it is to his glory to overlook an offense. --Proverbs 19:11 L. CARTER SIMS Playa del Rey
ENTERTAINMENT
July 16, 1989 | STEVE HOCHMAN
One of the most highly-charged elements of "Do the Right Thing," Spike Lee's controversial film about race relations in America, is the song that is heard repeatedly in the movie: Public Enemy's "Fight the Power."
ENTERTAINMENT
January 29, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Mordechai Levy, leader of the militant Jewish Defense Organization, said Wednesday his group and supporters will stage a "non-violent" disruption of the Moscow-based Bolshoi Ballet's performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, scheduled for Aug. 11-30. "Cultural bridges should not be built over the bodies of Soviet Jews," Levy said, in reference to a recent U.S.-Soviet cultural exchange agreement.
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January 24, 1987 | VICTOR MERINA, Times Staff Writer
A scuffle between Jewish activists and members of a neo-Nazi organization erupted Friday at Los Angeles City Hall as the City Council prepared to honor the owners of a Torrance restaurant who had refused to serve patrons wearing swastika lapel pins. The pushing and shoving incident, which spilled into the aisles of the ornate City Council chambers, was sparked by a shouting match between two members of the Nazi group, aided by a woman, and two members of militant Jewish organizations.
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August 18, 1989 | From Associated Press
A militant Jewish leader was indicted Thursday on charges of attempted murder and other counts for allegedly spraying a Greenwich Village street with gunfire and wounding a 69-year-old man in the leg. The eight-count indictment charged that Mordechai Levy, 27, head of the Jewish Defense Organization, tried to kill Irv Rubin, national director of the Jewish Defense League, and two other men Aug. 10 outside his apartment, Dist. Atty. Robert Morgenthau said.
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July 22, 1987
Black Muslim leader Louis Farrakhan, whose anti-Semitic remarks have prompted widespread condemnation, has reserved a room at the Los Angeles Convention Center in the name of his beauty care sales organization, a Jewish group said. Farrakhan, who created a furor with his anti-Semitic comments during the Rev. Jesse Jackson's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984, is scheduled to speak to the group on Aug.
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