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In the Name of Sean Ferguson

by Stephen J. Sass

June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

(From left) Swift Bear, Sitting Bull, Spotted Tail, Standing: Julius Meyer, Red Cloud. Omaha, Nebraska, 1870s. Photograph courtesy of the Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, Nebraska

One Berel Bienstock, a leading European Yiddish stage actor, had rather limited spoken English abilities. As long as his lip... read full article

  • California, Here They Come

    by Tom Tugend

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Los Angeles, founded in 1781 as one of a string of Spanish settlements along the Pacific coast, was nearly 60 years old when Jacob Frankfort arrived,...

  • A Restless Man

    by Charlotte Hildebrand

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Even in the democratic, Anglo-Saxon anti-tank unit that Tom Tugend fought in during Israel's War of Independence, the young journalist found an ironic...

  • California Kibbutz

    by Michael Aushenker

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In a woodsy commune environment nestled within a dry, hilly valley, as the Beastie Boys blares from a boombox, a group of teenagers joke and laugh while...

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  • L.A. Mourns Loss of Two Leaders

    by Jewish Journal Staff

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Isadore Familian

    Isadore Familian, an industrialist and longtime supporter of Jewish institutions such as the University of Judaism and City of Hope,...

  • Mission Accomplished

    by Amy Klein

    June 13, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Dr. Robert Khorhramian had never been to Israel before. Since he moved to Los Angeles from Iran in the late 1970s, the 46-year-old foot and ankle surgeon...

  • The Bookstore and the Jew

    by Hank Rosenfeld

    May 23, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "You can say for us," said my rabbis, "that if the rich and important and soul-harassed Jews of the town will come to our synagogues, we will not tell...

  • Community Briefs

    by Journal Staff

    May 23, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Shefa Fund Invests in Community

    The Shefa Fund, which coordinates a cross-denominational, synagogue-based effort to increase economic opportunity...

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