Rabbi Elliot Dorff twirls across the dance floor. His beautiful young partner reaches out her hand, and together they do a quick step and spin into each other’s arms. No, this is not a comedic doodle on the page of a bored rabbinic student’s notebook; it’s a rehearsal for...
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LGBT Persian Jews live in changing times
Iranian Americans celebrate Nowruz at California State Assembly
A camp with a big heart
Congress members request funding for U.S.-Israel energy and water development
Skills-focused camp program takes summer to the ‘Max’
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As late-afternoon sun poured over the Santa Monica Mountains and through the windows of an airy chapel at American Jewish University (AJU), Annette and Leonard Shapiro dedicated the David Alan Shapiro Memorial Synagogue Center in honor of their son, David, who died from diabetes 10...
August 11, 2009 | 3:11 pm
Two former presidents will share the stage when American Jewish University’s (AJU) Public Lecture Series returns in early 2010. Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are scheduled to appear together at Universal’s Gibson Amphitheatre on Feb. 22, the university...
March 15, 2009 | 5:23 am
A coalition of Jewish Community Library supporters say leaders at the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles have spurned their efforts to create an independent library and to stop a proposed merger with the American Jewish University.
Since March 2008, leaders of Federation,...
Briefs: Jews, Muslims join to combat Islamophobia and anti-Semitism; Elie Wiesel's 'Night' now in Farsi
November 26, 2008 | 4:35 pm
November 7, 2008 | 4:04 pmThe Jewish Journal asked several authors appearing at Sunday's Celebration of Jewish Books to answer a question that, at least for writers, has existential overtones: "If you were stranded on a deserted island, what Jewish book would you want to have with you, and why?"
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