Jewish Journal

Living Waters

By Julie G Fax

January 20, 2000 | 7:00 pm

The young woman held out her scrubbed fingernails to the attendant, ready for the final check for any specks of dirt before she descended the stairs into the warm, narrow pool of water.... read full article
  • Federation Dinner Honors Solicitor

    By Kerri Zerlin

    January 20, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The Jewish Federation/Valley Alliance awarded Hy Freedman the 1999 Solicitor of the Year award last week in honor of his 40 years of service and dedication.

    Freedman, of the San Fernando Valley, received the award at the Federation/Valley Alliance's 1999 Campaign Volunteer Thank You...

  • The Life and Times of 2 Teachers

    By Beverly Gray

    January 13, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Dr. George and Aviva Lebovitz didn't plan on being educators.

    When they met and married in Jerusalem, her goal was to be a mathematician and he was preparing for a career in economics. But both discovered they were gifted teachers, strongly dedicated to Jewish education. Ultimately...

  • Illusions at the L.A. Times

    January 13, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Last Friday the Los Angeles Times published a Column One story on its front page with the headline: Danger in Denying Holocaust? The Times' story, written by staff writer Kim Murphy, purported to be an objective, balanced account of two equally reasoned positions. It was depicted as...
  • Fight Over Oil Continues To Burn

    By Julie G Fax

    January 13, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    A battle against an oil company ignited by a handful of Jewish mothers and grandmothers has grown into community-wide demand for more accountability and honesty from both Breitburn Energy, and city and state monitoring agencies.

    Breitburn remains confounded by the demonstrations and...

  • Getting It Very Wrong

    By Tom Tugend

    January 13, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Balanced Coverage?

    In its article on "Danger in Denying the Holocaust?", did the Los Angeles Times exercise the traditional journalistic canon of presenting both sides of a contentious issue, or did the paper fall into the trap of giving obvious falsehood equal space with the truth?...

  • Career Opportunities

    By Michael Aushenker

    December 30, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Even though Elizabeth Arkin joined Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) in September, she's still writing resumes and looking for work -- though not for herself.

    That's because, as vocational counselor of the rehabilitation program for Los Angeles proper -- the Westside, Hollywood, Beverly...

  • Millennium Countdown Israeli Style

    By Helen Schary Motro

    December 30, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Israel has never seen anything this glitzy. True, there have been neon menorahs for Chanukah and light bulbs outlining Israel's numerical age on Independence Days. But this is another ball game altogether. Hundreds of thousands of people driving on the Israeli freeway this week have...

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