World leaders, from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro, will pay homage to Nelson Mandela at a mass memorial in South Africa on Tuesday that will recall his gift for bringing enemies together across political and racial divides.
A recent trip of American Conservative (Masorti) Jews to Israel included a first for the country, and cuts to the heart of an issue that poses a problem for many American Jews – a mixed minyan for mincha at the Knesset synagogue.
Serving a community of 600,000, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles is the largest Jewish weekly outside New York City. Our award-winning paper reaches over 150,000 educated, involved and affluent readers each week. Subscribe here.