“Are you all from Moishe House?” Ben Zauzmer asked as he approached a circle of about 15 young adults, all in their early to mid-20s, who were eating sandwiches on the lawn of the Silver Lake Recreation Center on a recent Saturday morning. They were, so he joined the group,...
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The Anti-Defamation League has offered a $2,500 reward for assistance in catching whoever spray-painted swastikas at a Jewish fraternity house at the University of California, Davis.
The reward, which was announced by Davis police on Tuesday and reported by the Sacramento Bee, is...
January 12, 2015 | 3:30 am
I’ve heard moving off to college can be scary, even if it’s in the same state. More so if it is in a different state as it takes you further away from mom and dad, as well as all the people you had known in high school. There is no catching up with friends that you hadn’t seen all...
December 14, 2014 | 7:13 pm
I had a great time at the DOJAS Shabbaton in England this fall while studying abroad in Cork, Ireland. As a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi, it was really cool meeting brothers from all over the United States and Britain. I stayed with an AEPi brother in London on Friday...
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I don’t often write about the same subject in consecutive weeks, but because my “Birthright Shabbat” column last week elicited an unusual amount of feedback, I thought I’d share some of it with you, as well as build on the idea.
Last week, I wrote about the special magic of the...