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Community Briefs

May 22, 2003 | 8:00 pm

Music, Israel Bring 950 Educators to BJE Conference

Participants at the Bureau of Jewish Education of Los Angeles's (BJE) 23rd annual Early Childhood Spring Institute had the... read full article

  • U.S. Spending Ignores Domestic Deficits

    By Leonard Fein

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Write the word "fiscal" and know that a hefty proportion of your readers will find something else to read. So, let's talk about money instead.

    Specifically, about the money the states don't have.

    The only thing you need to know by way of background is that almost all states are...

  • Community Briefs

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Center Board Wants Member to Resign

    Pini Herman, an activist and outspoken critic of the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles (JCCGLA), has been asked to resign from the advisory board of the Westside Jewish Community Center (WJCC) by the group's president.


  • Miriam Meditations

    By Hank Rosenfeld

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When you first move to Los Angeles from New York, it's hard to immediately jump into the dating scene. In Manhattan, you get used to falling in love almost every other block -- so easy is it to bump into yet another adorable woman outside say, the 92nd Street Y, Zabar's, Makor, the...

  • Hair Apparent

    By Soriya Daniels

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    As I boarded the airplane with my baby last week, the passenger seated to my side smiled and commented, "What a beautiful little girl you have."

    I simply said, "Thank you."

    About an hour later, as I removed my baby's diaper for a quick change, the same woman gasped, "Oh my...

  • Majority Report

    By Rob Eshman

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    As America sets out on its most fateful hour of Middle East diplomacy and decision-making in a decade, American Jews are sending two clear messages to Washington.

    Unfortunately, the messages conflict.

    One group is saying, "We support Israel, so we don't support the 'road map.'"


  • World Briefs

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Police: Suspects Financed Terror Indirectly

    There's no evidence that members of the Islamic Movement arrested this week in Israel used funds to directly finance terror attacks, Israeli police said.

    "We do not claim that the money was used to buy explosive belts" for suicide...

  • Community Briefs

    May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    6 Million Remembered Nun's the Word on Mother's Day

    It's not every day or even every year that a Jewish organization honors a Catholic nun -- but naming her Community Mother of the Year seems odd for a Jewish organization. This year, the Jewish Home for the Aging (JHA) is honoring...

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