Jewish Journal

Bay Cities Blues

By Michael Aushenker

July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

Parents depending on the Santa Monica-based Bay Cities Jewish Community Center for after-school care reacted with concern last week to the program's announced elimination.

The change was... read full article

  • Wiesenthal Charges U.N. With Bias

    By Tom Tugend

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    United Nations officials and agencies have "reverted to a virulent anti-Israel stance" since the start of the latest intifada 10 months ago, the Simon Wiesenthal Center charged in a statement last Friday.

    The bias has been expressed by labeling Israel guilty of war crimes and...

  • Locals’ Dreams for Breed Street

    By Gustavo Arellano

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Although East Los Angeles, and the bordering Boyle Heights, is now the heart of Mexican Los Angeles, vestiges of its diverse past still remain. The exterior of Self-Help Graphics, an art gallery and workshop, is covered with multicolored tiles in a visual tribute to the diversity...

  • Spontaneous Expansion

    By Mike Levy

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    When Chabad decides to open new centers, Chabad opens new centers.

    There are no planning committees and no market research divisions. Of the seven West Coast Chabad centers scheduled to open this week, five do not even have office space yet. Still, they open.

    Rabbi Boruch Shlomo...

  • Scouting With Troop 613

    By Jolie Greiff

    July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    A 40-something man sporting a tan Boy Scouts of America shirt and a black kippah raises his right hand and extends his index, middle and ring fingers high into the air.

    "OK, everybody remember how this goes?" he asks as a group of Scouts raise three fingers skyward. "Now form a...

  • Art of Summer

    By Beverly Gray

    July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Max and Jesse Glaser come from a home where the fine arts are highly valued. Their father, Sam Glaser, is a well-known Jewish musician, and as their mother, Marcia, says, "We have a lot of artistic muses in our family." But because Max and Jesse are being educated in Orthodox...

  • A Link to Hatred

    By Gustavo Arellano

    June 28, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    At first glance, La Voz de Aztlán (The Voice of Aztlán, www.aztlan.net ), a Chicano Web site based in Los Angeles, seems like any other minority-geared, politically progressive Web site. The site posts editorials and news reports on events relevant to the Los Angeles...

  • JCC Board Approves Major Reform

    By Michael Aushenker

    June 21, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Leaders of the area's Jewish Community Centers proposed a series of reforms this week that they hope will reinvigorate center services and help the organization meet the demands of a far-flung and diverse Jewish population.

    The changes approved by the Jewish Community Centers of...

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