Jewish Journal

Legacy in Motion

By Michael Aushenker

January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

Dr. Samuel Dinin recently turned 100. Don't recognize the name? Well, if you are a product of Jewish education in Los Angeles, you have been impacted by his contributions.

The study of... read full article

  • Fighter for Justice

    By Tom Tugend

    January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Arthur P. Stern's life is the stuff of young immigrant-makes-good legend. At 77, the white-thatched grandfather can look back on a brilliant engineering and business career, highlighted by path-breaking inventions and the plaudits of American and Israeli generals for his...

  • Ages Up, Numbers Down at Heritage Pointe

    By Andrea Adelson

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Sam Schlesinger, 98, downloads The Jerusalem Post's online edition every day and distributes it to other residents of Mission Viejo's Heritage Pointe. Vera Rabina, 63, is the community's youngest resident and a political asylum seeker from the former Soviet Union. Her daily routine...

  • Starting Over

    By Andrea Adelson

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Ellen still looks the part of a business professional. So does Francis, who is equally diligent in keeping up her appearance, and telegraphs seriousness with shoulders-straight posture.

    Yet, a different picture emerges when Francis, 58, crooks a finger in her cheek to reveal a tooth...

  • Ernestine Bradley’s Message

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    February 17, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Ernestine Schlant Bradley, short brown hair, dressed in a lively pink/purple-checked wool jacked with beige slacks, was sipping hot water with six lemon wedges at the Los Angeles Regal Biltmore Hotel coffee shop last weekend, nursing laryngitis. The wife of former New Jersey Sen....
  • Foregoing the Test-Drive

    By Mark Firestone

    January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    It may come as a surprise that in today's post-sexual revolution world there are still men and women who don't have sex before their wedding day. These otherwise modern, cell phone-carrying individuals choose to adhere to the 3,000-year-old Jewish tradition of sexual piety.

    When I...

  • Life’s Ironies are Beautiful

    By Ruth Stroud

    April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    For Italian expatriates Lotte Katz Singer of Beverly Hills and Ann Signett of the San Fernando Valley, life is surprising as well as beautiful. The two were recently reunited 50 years after sharing a residence during the German occupation of Rome.

    As part of its "The People and Nation...

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