Jews worldwide will soon mark the onset of a Jewish New Year with the specter of rising anti-Semitism in Europe and the Middle East. Amid the preponderance of daily bad news, it is uplifting to celebrate narratives of tolerance and respect. Earlier this month, I was one of 12...
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Cartoon: The Creation
Our moral obligation to be a voice for the homeless
In a war against wage theft
Israeli air force chief unfazed Egypt may get Russia’s S-300
Calendar: May 30–June 5
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Rabbi Mark S. Diamond
Executive Vice President
The Board of Rabbis of Southern California
Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
“Welcome to the orphans’ club.” Many well-intentioned people have said this to me in the last two weeks. On one level, they’re spot on, since...
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Victor Enrique Lara brought light, joy and honor to this world. He honored, loved and cared for his family and for our community. In so doing, he honored God.
Victor was born in El Salvador and came to Los Angeles in 1984. He attended El Camino High School and came to work at The...
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“How different this night is from all other nights!” The familiar singsong of Mah Nishtanah reverberates in Jewish homes throughout the world on Passover eve. What Seder would be complete without the beloved Four Questions chanted by the young and the young-at-heart? These...
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