Jewish Journal

  • When Price Is an Obstacle

    By Adam Wills

    September 14, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Jeanine Ho, 28, sits near her dining room window and adjusts the stroller's visor so her baby doesn't get too much sun. She rubs the stomach of 2-week-old Maxwell and he sighs. Ofer, her 29-year-old husband, smiles as he watches his family.

    The Hos glow with pride, but they're...

  • Congregational Directory

    September 14, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The listings below are for Jewish congregations within the geographic area of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Congregations in areas adjacent to Los Angeles Federation can be found by calling neighboring federations:

    San Gabriel Valley: Jewish Federation of San Gabriel...

  • Campus Choices

    By Julie Kraim

    September 14, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    As the High Holy Days approach, finding a place to attend services becomes especially pressing for college students. Fortunately, the area's many colleges and universities not only offer services to students (usually through Hillel) but to community members as well. It's a win-win...

  • High Holiday Ideas

    September 14, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Call directly to reserve your High Holiday tickets unless otherwise specified. Please confirm all dates and times.

    Friday, September 22 -7:00 PM

    The JEWISH SINGLE PARENT NETWORK invites you to a POTLUCK ROSH HASHANA/ SHABBAT DINNER at the Valley Cities JCC at 13164 Burbank Blvd.,...

  • Redefining the Synagogue

    By Julie Wiener

    September 14, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    It's a Friday evening in the middle of summer and casually attired worshipers - many of them young singles - are lining up on Manhattan's West 88th Street to enter the large Gothic-inspired edifice that is B'nai Jeshurun.

    Virtually every seat in this large, recently restored Moorish...

  • Finding a Shul That Fits

    By Adam Wills

    September 7, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Steven and Leya Booth had to find a congregation, and they didn't have a lot of time. As part of his conversion, Steven signed up for an Introduction to Judaism course at University of Judaism (UJ) last September. The instructor gave the class a specific assignment: Find a...
  • Balancing Acts

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    September 7, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    A common complaint of the unaffiliated Jew is having to buy tickets for the High Holy Days services they choose to attend. They see it as being required to "pay to pray" and often get quite huffy about what they see as a predatory hunger for cash on the part of synagogues.


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