Jewish Journal

Daniella Wexler

  • New faces in town as two Orthodox schools debut

    August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Two new Orthodox day schools -- a preschool and a high school -- are scheduled to debut this year in Los Angeles, enhancing the Jewish educational landscape with nuanced curricula and sophisticated schooling methodologies.

    Ohr Letzion will begin as a preschool dedicated to...

  • Flashback with the Violent Femmes

    July 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The Violent Femmes' folk punk sound speaks to nostalgia for the indie 1980s, appearing on such Gen-X oriented soundtracks as "Reality Bites" and "Grosse Pointe Blank." And yet the Femmes' 1960s-inspired music endures today, with Gnarls Barkely covering "Gone Daddy Gone" and Wendy's...
  • B’nai Mitzvah Checklist—what to do and when to do it

    July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Two Years
    • Choose date and time for event (consult with synagogue and reception hall).
    • Set budget.
    • Book private tutor (optional).
    • Book party planner (optional).
    • Book photographer/videographer.
    • Book entertainment (DJ/band) for reception.
    • Estimate number of guests for event;...