Jewish Journal

A Matter of Integrity

By Tom Tugend

May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm

In the neck-and-neck race for city attorney of Los Angeles, throw out the form sheets based on the customary political, ethnic and ideological benchmarks.

Both Michael "Mike" Feuer and... read full article

  • Encouraging Tzedakah

    By Ellie Kahn

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    "There's nobody involved in the ADL who is older than I," Leona Goldring said the other day. "Whether or not that is something to be proud of, I don't know!"

    You decide.

    Leona Goldring is 93. She not only attends monthly Anti-Defamation League (ADL) meetings, as well as planning...

  • Commemorating Israel’s Fallen Heroes

    By Gabriel Kramer

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    As more than 1,500 people gathered at Adat Ari El in Valley Village to commemorate Yom HaZikaron (Israel's Memorial Day) in an April 24 ceremony hosted by the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles, neither an empty seat nor a dry eye was to be found.

    The holiday is taken very...

  • Renewing the Breed Street Shul

    By Mike Levy

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    For years, the only signs of life at Boyle Heights' historic Breed Street Shul were the flocks of cooing pigeons flying in and out through the large hole in the ceiling. Graffiti covers the walls inside; outside, a fence topped with razor wire encircles the last remnant of East Los...

  • JCC Subject of Lawsuit

    By Tom Tugend

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The parents of a boy badly wounded during a shooting rampage at the North Valley Jewish Community Center are suing the facility and charging that it did not provide any security to forestall hate crime attacks.

    Charles and Eleanor Kadish filed the suit Monday on behalf of their son...

  • Wolpe’s Defense

    By Charlotte Hildebrand

    April 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    When Rabbi David Wolpe stepped up to the lectern to deliver his Sabbath morning sermon last Saturday, he faced a divided and expectant audience.

    Many of his congregants at Sinai Temple in Westwood took strong exception to a series of sermons he had delivered before and during...

  • A Normal Israel, in Agoura

    By Sheldon Teitelbaum

    April 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    About two months ago, Dr. Mark Capritto, the tough-minded vice principal of Agoura High School, came face-to-face with one of Zionism's most unusual developments: a nice Jewish gang.

    It began, as many of these things probably do, with an unkind crack in the schoolyard, and before you...

  • 125 and Still Growing

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    April 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    It's been a landmark year for the four-campus seminary serving Reform Judaism, which has been celebrating its 125th anniversary since last September.

    And it's a time of growth and new visibility for the 47-year-old Los Angeles campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of...

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