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  • Moving and shaking: Alpert Jewish Community Center, Temple Beth Am and more

    By Ryan Torok

    July 16, 2015 | 11:53 am

    Alayna Cosores, assistant director of early childhood education at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach, is among the 19 early childhood educators from across the country to be named Fellows in JCC Association’s first Sheva-Covenant Directors Institute.

    The three-year...

  • Beyond Shylock: How Jews are portrayed in Egyptian cinema

    May 13, 2015 | 10:31 am

    Images of a seductive Jewish belly dancer move across the screen. After spending her evening entertaining rich tribal sheiks, Sarah returns home to her father, who complains she didn’t bring home enough money.

    “Did the blood of your people escape from your veins?”

    “I spent the...

  • Rebuilding lives, one broken tile at a time

    By Jane Ulman

    November 19, 2008 | 12:18 am

    It was an elegant opening for a gallery exhibition.

    Artists and art enthusiasts mingled affably among more than 230 original mosaics -- elaborate and dramatic, whimsical and rhythmical -- that included mirrors, light boxes, flowers pots and Judaic designs with hamsas and...