Jewish Journal

The Jewish Cop

By David Evanier

June 22, 2000 | 8:00 pm

Photo by Yosi A.R.-Pozeilov

3:45 a.m. I am walking down a very dark, silent alleyway in Oakwood, a two-square-mile, mostly low-income community in Venice, behind police officer Robert Eisenhart. A 16-year-old boy, a... read full article

  • Community Briefs

    By Mike Levy

    June 22, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Every Angeleno tired of platitudes about unity and togetherness should have been there. On Tuesday, June 6, in a Buddhist Friendship Center, students of Rabbi Michael Ozair and Sufi spiritual leader Sheikh Abdoulaye Dieye joined together at an event intended to begin the process, as...

  • Networking with Net Workers

    By Michael Aushenker

    June 15, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    As June began, so did The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' new Hi-Tech Division. The Federation officially booted up its Web-surfing coalition by the surf, with a shindig at the Santa Monica Beach-combing Casa del Mar Hotel.

    Co-chairs Sheryl Biesman of JOBTRAK.COM and Beth...

  • Back From the Brink

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    June 8, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    It could happen to any congregation: A popular rabbi leaves, taking with him or her 100 or more member households. A natural disaster occurs, plunging members into the financial depths and causing a lengthy halt to donations or even dues. Or a synagogue, anticipating a period of...

  • Sharing the Joy

    By Charlotte Hildebrand

    June 1, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Among the 300 to 400 Iranian Jews, Russians and Israelis who attend Shabbat services every week at the Eretz Cultural Center in Reseda, the congregation's young adults are conspicuously missing. After a lifetime in the United States, Farsi - the Persian language of their parents and...

  • In The Face of Adversity

    May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    On June 1, Hillel Council at UCLA will honor Dr. Leonard and Stella Schuler Kleinrock, a father of the Internet and a founding co-director of the Jewish Family Service Freda Mohr Center, respectively. The Journal recently caught up with the Kleinrocks, who married at the Hillel...

  • Building Toward a New Future

    May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    It's a clear, sunny weekday in May. A man wearing a hardhat shaped like a Stetson materializes from a construction site. His name is Rodney Freeman, and he is a member of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' Real Estate & Construction Division. He is also on the committee...

  • Working Together

    By Beverly Gray

    May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    When Mark Miller arrived in Los Angeles to become the associate director of Wilshire Boulevard Temple's camps and conference center, he expected to find fierce competition among Southern California's Jewish summer camps. Instead, he's been pleasantly surprised by the spirit of...

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