Ventura County Star is reporting tonight at 10:18 p.m.: Roadrunner Shuttle donated two charter buses to pick up the 165 poeple at Camp Hess Kramer on Yerba Buena Road.
Stanley Dashew, who invented embossing and imprinting machines that helped usher in the credit card industry, died on April 25 in Los Angeles. He was 96.
Slideshow of L.A.'s top Jews from the Celebrate Israel Festival!
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Photos from Israel
Less than 36 hours before the start of Passover, a high-end distributor and retailer of kosher meat located in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood had its kosher certification revoked by the Rabbinical Council of California (RCC).
University of Haifa President Amos Shapira is blunt about what he believes should be Israel’s top priority.
Thank you, Mr. President. (Applause.) It’s great to be here. It’s great to be here. (Applause.) Hey, Debbie.
Israelis celebrate Purim in full costume throughout Israel.
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Shmuel Rosner, Senior Political Editor of the Jewish Journal, speaks with Jewish Journal Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Rob Eshman about the results of the Jan. 23 Israeli election.
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LAPD units on the scene at Wilshire Blvd. Temple‘s Koreatown synagogue are deploying bomb disposal units and robotic devices “to assess the situation” following a series of three bomb threats.
"This afternoon, I spoke with Governor Malloy and FBI Director Mueller. I offered Gov. Malloy my condolences on behalf of the nation and made it clear he will have every single resource that he needs to investigate this heinous crime, care for the victims, counsel their families."
Lawrence J. Ramer died at his home on Nov. 2 after a long battle with cancer. He was 84.
“As you all are aware, Hurricane Sandy, a storm of unprecedented magnitude, struck the Eastern portion of the United States. Seeing the response of communities across the region to the devastating storm, we are awed by the strength of the American people.
Maury Weiner, Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley’s first chief of staff and deputy mayor, who played key roles in several Bradley campaigns, died on Sept. 30. He was 82.
Rebecca Catherine Nichols, daughter of Merle N. Stern and James H. Nichols Jr., died on Oct. 5 at 29.
Eunice Bordon died Aug. 16 at 96. Survived by son Robert (Alison); 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside
Eli Boyer, community leader and philanthropist, died Sept. 4 at 92.
Leo Baeck Temple removed its Torahs after a wildfire erupted in the Sepulveda Pass hills directly above the synagogue Friday afternoon.
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High Holiday Services: 2012 Guide
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Elliot Caplow, a prominent real estate developer and philanthropist, died Aug. 16 at the age of 83.
Three people were killed and over 20 injured by an explosion on a bus carrying Israeli tourists outside the airport of the coastal city of Burgas on Wednesday, Bulgarian authorities said.
On Friday night, July 6 JewishJournal.com will live stream Nashuva's Shabbat services from The Brentwood Presbyterian Church. Join Rabbi Naomi Levy for high-energy service combining charismatic preaching, traditional prayer and meditation, along with a heavy infusion of musical styles, from reggae to klezmer, performed by the Nashuva band.
Gino Bartali is best known as a cycling legend who holds the record for the longest time span between victories at the Tour de France – ten years – a feat made all the more impressive by the Tour’s status as one of most grueling endurance competitions in the world and the fact that Bartali was an old man (by cycling standards) when he made his comeback in 1948. Looking beyond the marvel of his athletic stamina, Bartali’s life provides a powerful lesson in how moral endurance can empower from within.
The abuse went on for nearly three years before the schoolgirl told anyone that her spiritual adviser was molesting her while he was supposed to be mentoring her about her religion, authorities said.
Dr. David Rimoin, a pioneering physician and researcher in the field of medical genetics, died May 27, 2012 at the age of 75.
On Friday night, June 1 JewishJournal.com will live stream Nashuva's Shabbat services from The Brentwood Presbyterian Church. Join Rabbi Naomi Levy for high-energy service combining charismatic preaching, traditional prayer and meditation, along with a heavy infusion of musical styles, from reggae to klezmer, performed by the Nashuva band.
Arthur Stern, inventor, activist and philanthropist, died in his home in Los Angeles May 25, 2012 at 87. Arthur Stern was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1925. His life story combined Holocaust-era heroism, scientific excellence, pioneering technological innovation, passionate pro-Israel activism, Jewish community volunteer work, and a stellar devotion to peace and justice.
Orthodox Jewish rapper Y-Love has announced that he is gay. The rapper, who records with the Jewish label Shemspeed, made the announcement in an Out magazine article published Tuesday.
Daniel Silverman ascended to a higher realm on Feb. 6, 2012. He was born in Chicago, IL in 1928 and lived there until 1967 when he moved with his family to Los Angeles, CA (where he still resided). Danny worked at MCA/Universal in the publicity department for more than 40 years. Dan was a dedicated member and Vice President of Congregation Etz Jacob, where he chaired the Education Committee.
The Israeli President Mr. Shimon Peres, met with Dreamworks' leaders and gave a speech in front of 8000 staff members of the company.
The largest gathering of rabbis in West Coast Chabad-Lubavitch history celebrated philanthropist Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz and his wife, Tamar.
Israeli historian Aaron Friedman shares his experiences in the creation of the State of Israel and his relationships with its leaders.
Our Annual Purim spoof Cover
Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart has died at 43. According to a statement on his Web site, BigJournalism.com, Breitbart is said to have died "unexpectedly from natural causes."
Sometimes you get lucky. I've spent the last year writing a new book, The Crisis of Zionism. It tells the story of how a young Barack Obama fell in love with the Jewish social justice tradition, only to discover the deep chasm between that tradition and the American Jewish Establishment when it comes to Israel.
LA Times is reporting that the Prop. 8 marriage ban ruled unconstitutional - more to come
The JCC at Milken in West Hills announced this week that it will shut its doors permanently as of June 30. The 42-year-old center will also close its Early Childhood Center, which has 80 preschoolers, on June 15.
The world of Jewish news is now available for both the iPhone and Android.
The online-only enhanced version of President Obama's third State of the Union Address features charts, stats and data that helped inform President Obama's policy decisions.
In her television studio in El Segundo, Roseanne Barr is singing the Israeli national anthem — and it’s good.
Just before the start of a community gathering early Tuesday morning in the ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Israeli Consul General David Siegel looked toward a set of giant TV screens to watch Gilad Shalit step out of a helicopter on his journey home to Israel.
Video footage of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit being released from captivity on Tuesday after five years.
Building as Sukkah is more involved than you think...
David Suissa, a marketing guru, writer and community leader, has joined TRIBE Media Corp. as president of TRIBE and The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles.