Jewish Journal

A Crash Course in Hebrew

By Jolie Greiff

September 24, 1998 | 8:00 pm

Lorraine Anishban, 38, has been trying to learn how to read Hebrew for years.

"I attended two or three different courses, but I never came out reading," she says. Recently, Anishban completed... read full article

  • Trading Places

    By Ruth Stroud

    September 17, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    In a unique effort to redefine the future relations between Israeli and Diaspora Jews, 14 Israeli 10th-graders arrived last week to participate in what may be the first student-exchange program between Israeli schools and a non-Orthodox Los Angeles Jewish day school.

    But the Milken...

  • A Solid Foundation

    By Beverly Gray

    September 10, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Until recently the Milken Community High School was housed in cramped rows of portable bungalows. The high school's students spent their day in what looked like bunkhouses at a summer camp. Several of the portables are still in use until finishing touches are completed on the...
  • Back To School Briefs

    August 27, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Italian Import

    Instead of bringing home a Gucci handbag or a recipe for great risotto, Esther Elfenbaum returned from Italy with a host of bright, new ideas that could transform preschools as we know them.

    Elfenbaum, head consultant for...

  • Unlimited Learning

    By Beverly Gray

    July 16, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    It's 5:30 p.m. on a Wednesday evening, and a group of well-dressed men and women have gathered in the swank board room of a Beverly Hills talent agency. On the long marble conference table in front of them are stacks of academic books. After a few...

  • The Meaning of Religious Freedom in Utah

    July 2, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Much of the school was outraged. All spring, Bauchman was subjected to ridicule and abuse from students -- and, allegedly, from the music teacher. Graduation day became an impromptu anti-Bauchman protest. Parents and students joined hands to sing the...

  • Building Bridges Through Teaching

    By John Fishel

    June 18, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    I thought the readers of The Jewish Journal wouldbe interested in one of the many things The Jewish Federation does tobuild bridges between Israel and our community.

    Ya'acov Paikovsky is a member of the foundingclass of the Teach And Study Program (TASP).

    Before coming to Israel,...

  • Makor

    February 19, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    Schmoozing, Study and Shabbat

    Bevery Gray, Education Editor

    When Rabbi Gordon Bernat-Kunin founded an informal group dedicated to bringing together young Jewish adults to celebrate Shabbat, he named it Makor, meaning "source."...

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