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  • TV This Week: Aug. 25 - 31: 'Masterpiece Mystery: Silk' on PBS

    TV This Week: Aug. 25 - 31: 'Masterpiece Mystery: Silk' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 25 - 31, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY No stars, just folks who happen to...
  • 2 brothers in search of new lives ★★★

     2 brothers in search of new lives ★★&#9733
    In the cool, trim French drama "Aliyah," now at Facets, everything good and true folds together with everything diagrammatic in a key scene, at a cafe, when one character draws another character an actual diagram of their relationship. The one with the...
  • A report card for U.S. policy in the Mideast

     A report card for U.S. policy in the Mideast
    Think the United States is fairing badly in the Middle East? Convinced that our policy is chaotic, confused and contradictory, from North Africa to the Persian Gulf? Think again. It may not be politically correct to admit it, but when it comes to...
  • Theodore Bikel and Tevye, the perfect match

    Theodore Bikel and Tevye, the perfect match
    Sweeping statements are risky, but one can be made confidently about Theodore Bikel: No living actor's connection to a fictional character has been more lasting or deeply personal than his lifelong walk with Tevye the Dairyman. Bikel is 89. Three...
  • Broward Sheriff Scott Israel having rocky rookie year

    Broward Sheriff Scott Israel is a political rookie, and it's showing. As much as he tries to blame enemies and predecessor Al Lamberti for his problems, it's time for Israel and his team to face up to the off-kilter signals emanating from the Sheriff's...
  • International Star You Should Know: Rita

    SAY MY NAME The U.S. may have Madonna and Prince, but Israel has its own single-monikered pop star, Rita, who for decades has been considered the most famous crooner in the country. And here's the kicker: She's also really big in Iran. EARLY YEARS Rita...
  • Is a nuclear Iran really to be feared?

    PARIS -- The obsession of the American foreign policy community, as well as most American (and a good many international) politicians, by the myth of Iran's "existential" threat to Israel, brings the world steadily closer to another war in the Middle...
  • Film Review: 'A Place in Heaven'

    A retired general lies on his deathbed, bitter and alone, prompting his estranged, ultra-orthodox Jewish son to try and save his soul from hell in "A Place in Heaven." Yossi Madmony's quasi-biblical story covers the history of Israel through 40 years...
  • Two more UC campuses cleared in U.S. probes of anti-Semitism

    Two more UC campuses cleared in U.S. probes of anti-Semitism
    The U.S. Department of Education has exonerated two more UC campuses -- Irvine and Santa Cruz -- of allegations that they fostered anti-Semitic climates by allowing protests against Israeli policies and other incidents that Jewish students contended...
  • The risk of taking on Syria

    The risk of taking on Syria
    So the U.S. launches a military strike. Then what? As the Obama administration and the U.S. military plot military action against Syria, they should be spending just as much time — and arguably more — considering what happens next. Once...
  • The Israeli Spring

    Israel could be forgiven for having a siege mentality -- given that at any moment, old frontline enemies Syria and Egypt might spill their violence over common borders. The Arab Spring has turned Israel's once-predictable adversaries into the chaotic...
  • Iran leaders warn Western strikes on Syria will ignite wider war

    Iranian political and military leaders joined Russia on Thursday in warning the United States and its allies that any military strike on Syria would ignite a wider Middle East war, lead to Israel's destruction and violate international law. Warnings...