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After almost two years of proposals, hearing and protests, the Museum of Tolerance’s planned expansion received unanimous approval today from the City Council.
“The Jewish community uses ‘never again.’ Well, if never again is going to be never, we have to allow this museum to...
January 7, 2009 | 3:22 pm
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other city officials joined with leaders of the Jewish community and pro-Israel demonstrators this week in a show of solidarity with Israel during its Gaza operation.
"[Israel] must act against the Hamas leaders targeting the innocent. And it must...
November 26, 2008 | 4:45 pmA Los Angeles Superior Court judge last week dismissed the criminal case against four Iranian American Jews. One woman and three men were accused of kidnapping and holding for ransom a man the defendants claimed had cheated them out of $100,000 in a business deal.
November 19, 2008 | 2:05 am
After a chunk of plaster fell from the ceiling last month, the main sanctuary at historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple was closed
Julie Miller walked a fine line when she delivered her annual president's message to the congregation of Wilshire Boulevard Temple on Erev Rosh Hashanah.
May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pmKevin MacDonald had just completed the first in a series of books that would come to define him. Awaiting feedback from his publisher 15 years ago, MacDonald sent his manuscript to a colleague in the psychology department at California State University Long Beach (CSULB). The...
May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pmThe "Golden Boy" celebrity boxer of the 1950s wasn't born into the Tribe. But Art Aragon also wasn't one to let religion interfere with romance.
"My grandfather wouldn't let my mother marry him because he was a real swinger," Aragon's son, Brad, recalled recently. "So he offered him...
April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pmBefore the Passover feast began, a few dozen black Christians joined their Jewish dinnermates for a tour of the breathtaking original sanctuary of Wilshire Boulevard Temple.
Rabbi Stephen Julius Stein explained the stories of the murals that circle the auditorium, stories that end in...