Jewish Journal

Lee Barnathan

  • The Rose Parade’s miracle rider

    December 27, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    To most, Marisa Wax looks and acts like a typical 12-year-old; even her pediatrician, Stephen Watson of Kaiser Permanente in Woodland Hills, admits that when he sees Marisa, he sometimes forgets that she has been poked, prodded, X-rayed, cut into and sewn up again more times than...
  • Little Leaguers catch a wave in West L.A.

    September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    For the first time in 46 years, a West Los Angeles (WLA) Little League baseball team reached its state tournament. A fine achievement, indeed, for a group of 13 boys, ages 11 to 12, of which one has since turned 13. And all the players share Jewish ancestry.

    To be fair, one was a...