Jewish Journal

Steve Getzug

  • Frank McCourt, Let Our People Eat

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Consider the hot dog.

    For some of us, it's nature's perfect processed food -- with bun or plain, grilled or steamed, sliced up and cooked with beans or lathered with spicy brown mustard, sweet onions and pickle relish. But always enjoyed best at the ballpark -- especially at Dodger...

  • Happy Campers

    November 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Norman and Lela Jacoby are talking about Camp Ramah again.

    They are playfully finishing each other's sentences, aiming for the right adjectives, the right phrasing to describe a place in Ojai that they say has meant so much to their family.

    Their words burst out like a riot of campers...

  • Alternative Scene

    October 26, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The Shabbat morning services last Saturday were wonderful.

    The bar mitzvah did a fabulous job. The weekly drash was thought-provoking, rich with morality and relevance. And the kiddush? Complete, including even those little rainbow squares that you can only seem to find at shul on...

  • A New Center

    December 9, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    After nearly a decade of planning, fund- raising and hard work, the Ferne Milken Youth & Sports Complex opens its doors Sunday, and organizers say the $4.5 million facility is certain to help the center achieve its goal of becoming a true hub for community life in the Valley.

    "We want...

  • Atoning for Sins of the Past

    December 9, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    As a successful entrepreneur and businessman, George Gregory understood the power of a deal.

    For more than 30 years, Gregory had steered Products Research & Chemical Corp. to prominence with innovation after innovation. Hard-charging, intelligent and perseverant, Gregory took his...

  • A Temple’s Pride

    November 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    In the just-the-facts world of the Los Angeles Police Department, rocks and other objects thrown through stained glass windows at the David Familian Chapel last February were categorized as acts of vandalism motivated by hate.

    But for the Adat Ari El congregation in Valley Village,...

  • World/Mideast Briefs

    November 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Jewish relief agencies and the government of Israel are mobilizing to send rescue missions and humanitarian aid to Turkey, in the wake of a devastating earthquake that, at press time, may have claimed more than 4,000 lives.

    The Israel Defense Force sent a 200-member rescue team to...

  • The Circuit/Around Town

    November 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    A play with both wit and heart is a compelling combination, and it's one that playwright Donald Margulies' pulls off in his mostly rewarding "Collected Stories."

    "Stories" drew critical praise and a 1997 Pulitzer Prize nomination following it's world première at Costa Mesa's South...