Jewish Journal

Urban farm is a little piece of paradise for local couple

by Leslee Komaiko

1 week ago

Clive Segil examines plants at Little Farm, his nearly two-acre hillside urban oasis. Photos by Joshua Plotke

Larraine and Clive Segil don’t have to go far to get fresh eggs. They head out their kitchen door, up a few steps, past the Alpine and pygmy goats, to the chicken coop, where some 30... read full article

  • Front-runners differ in county supervisor debate

    By Ryan Torok

    1 week ago

    Four candidates for the 3rd District seat of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors — Bobby Shriver, Sheila Kuehl, John Duran and Pamela Conley Ulich — sat on the bimah at Temple Israel of Hollywood (TIOH) on the evening of April 6, grappling with the many challenges facing...

  • Let my people go ... to Hancock Park

    by Edmon J. Rodman

    1 week ago

    With an entire kosher section stocked with Passover foods in the Ralphs market on La Brea Avenue and Third Street, one might think that Hancock Park always has been a very Jewish neighborhood.

    The presence in the area of Yavneh Hebrew Academy, Congregation Etz Chaim, plus minyans...

  • Birthright initiative keeps seders on next gen’s tables

    By Kylie Jane Wakefield

    1 week ago

    This Passover, hundreds of young Birthright alumni will be hosting seders — many for the first time — thanks to an initiative from NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation.

    Adam Pollack, senior director of NEXT’s Western region, said the Passover project encourages young...

  • Moving and Shaking: Ted Sarandos honored, Persian New Year and Righteous Conversations Project PSAs

    By Ryan Torok

    3 weeks ago

    Entertainment industry titans gathered to honor the man of the moment, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos, at the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance dinner on March 18. The event raised $1.6 million.

    Sarandos, who is responsible for Netflix hits “House of...

  • IAC to aid community seders

    By Ryan E. Smith

    3 weeks ago

    The Israeli American Council (IAC) is seeking volunteers for its IAC-Care program to assist with several upcoming community seders.

    The area seders will be held at Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services in West Los Angeles (March 30), B’nai David-Judea Congregation in...

  • Moving and Shaking: IAC Gala, FCLA opens new playground, Daniel Jaffe honored, more

    By Ryan Torok

    March 20, 2014 | 12:01 pm

    The Israeli American Council (IAC) honored Miriam and Isaac Shepher at its sixth annual gala. The March 9 event, which took place at the Beverly Hilton hotel, raised about $2.5 million for the organization.

    The Shephers, pro-Israel philanthropists and the founders of Life Alert,...

  • Up our (Santee) Alley

    by Elyse Glickman and Karmel Melamed

    March 20, 2014 | 11:56 am

    From a retail fashion standpoint, many Los Angeles-area streets are paved with gold, from Rodeo Drive’s designer outposts to Robertson Boulevard’s trendy boutiques. But there’s no place quite like Santee Alley in downtown L.A.

    The “Alley” stretches from Olympic Boulevard to 12th...

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