(l-r) Gilad Shaar, 16, Naftali Fraenkel, a 16-year-old with dual Israeli-American citizenship, and Eyal Yifrah, 19, were first reported missing on June 12. (Photo credit: Israeli Defense Forces/CBS News)

LA Jewish Leaders Extend ‘Condolences, Solidarity’ With Families Of Slain Israeli Teens

Southland Jewish leaders Monday condemned the murders of three Israeli teens found dead after they were kidnapped by Hamas members nearly three weeks ago.

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UCLA Student Council Narrowly Defeats Israeli Divestment Effort

Student leaders rejected a resolution urging University of California officials to divest from any companies that profit from what they call the Israeli “occupation” of Gaza and the West Bank, according to reports.


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Johansson Stepping Down As Oxfam Ambassador Over Israeli Soda Maker Endorsement

Scarlett Johansson is ending her relationship with a humanitarian group after being criticized over her support for an Israeli company that operates in the West Bank.


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‘Fight Club’ Producer Reveals Double Life As Israeli Spy

Stories about Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan’s alleged double life have been circulating for years.



Muslim UC Students Convicted For Disrupting Israeli Diplomat Visit

A group of University of California students were found guilty of misdemeanor charges for disrupting a speech at UC Irvine by the Israeli ambassador in Feb. 2010

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Zeena Sabri (L) and Rima Karuf join members of the Society of Arab Students at the University of California, Irvine to protest the destruction of a cardboard wall that was supposed to portray the security wall built to keep Palestinian suicide bombers out of Israel on May 27, 2004, in Irvine, California. The students believe the burning of the wall in the campus free speech area was a hate crime. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Judge Allows Case Against UC Muslim Students To Move Forward

The charge stemming from a speech given by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren on Feb. 8, 2010, at UC Irvine has largely become a battle over the legal definition of free speech.


Students gathered at a rally in front of the administration building at UC Irvine in support of the “Irvine 11,” the group of Muslim students who disrupted Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren’s speech on campus February 8, 2010. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Muslim Students Want DA Thrown Off UC Irvine Case

An attorney for one of the students says prosecutors illegally obtained search warrants and focused on his clients’ perceived religion by dubbing the case the “UCI Muslim case.”


Israeli Defendants Plead Not Guilty In Federal Drug Probe

Five reputed members of an Israeli crime family have pleaded not guilty to federal drug trafficking and racketeering charges for their alleged roles in a Los Angeles-based Ecstasy ring.