March 3, 1991
The reference by one of the women to Israel as the spoiled child and Arabs as abused ones makes one wonder at their perspective. With the Kuwaitis and Saudis, running around in BMWs with unlimited pocket money does not qualify them as abused children. Hiding in safe rooms with gas masks and, since 1947, running into split trenches at impending terrorist raids hardly qualifies Israeli children as spoiled. The real tragedy is the damage this is doing to all the protagonists.
June 27, 1989 |
Judy's, the Van Nuys-based clothing store chain, is holding discussions about selling the company to an unidentified, out-of-state clothing concern in a $31-million deal. As part of the agreement announced Monday, the Israel family, which controls 78% of Judy's stock, will not sell its shares to another company for 110 days. The unidentified party has tentatively agreed to pay at least $6.71 per share of Judy's stock, according to Marcia Israel, Judy's founder and chief executive.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 1988 |
Siding strongly with Israel in its current conflict with Palestinians, former United Nations Ambassador Jeane J. Kirkpatrick told more than 400 Los Angeles Jews on Sunday that the survival of their religious homeland has never been more threatened. "Israel's life is more in danger today than it has ever been since its founding," she told members and guests of the Women's pro-Israel National Political Action Committee at a reception in her honor at a Van Nuys home.
July 20, 1985 |
Israeli delegates to the U.N. women's conference Friday condemned South Africa's apartheid policy as abhorrent and anti-Semitic. On the fourth day of the conference marking the end of a decade dedicated by the United Nations to women, delegates also debated resolutions equating Zionism and racism. Israeli delegate Naomi Chazan told a news conference: "It is imperative to separate Zionism from racism. . . . Israel and the Jewish people abhor apartheid.
May 11, 2000
Some broadcast and cable programs contain material included in the public school curriculum and on standardized examinations. Here are home-viewing tips: * Today--"The Candidate" (AMC 3-5 p.m.) Jeremy Larner's Oscar-winning screenplay about a fictional California election campaign makes the process so clear that the recent book "Guide to Family Movies" by Nell Minow suggested it as a primer on the subject for kids 12 and up. Robert Redford stars. Rated PG; Available on video.
November 12, 2011 |
When public buses rumble to a stop in some of Jerusalem's religious neighborhoods, women often dutifully enter by the rear door and sit in the back, leaving the front for men. There's no law requiring the women to do so, but those who don't risk verbal taunts and intimidation. It's a curious sight given Israel's history as an international trailblazer for women's rights. The country produced one of the democratic world's first female heads of government with Golda Meir's election in 1969.