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Once a shul, now a church that celebrates Judaism

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/once_a_shul_now_a_church_that_celebrates_judaism

Some months ago, L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky was “cruising Boyle Heights,” the neighborhood where he grew up and where a large portion of Los Angeles’ Jewish community once lived. Feeling nostalgic, he drove by B’nai Jacob Synagogue — once known as the Fairmont Street Shul — and recalled that some of his parents’ students had celebrated their bar mitzvahs there.

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