It has been an interesting couple of weeks. I am experiencing moments of happiness and sadness, which is normal, but they seem to be happening simultaneously, which is quite frankly exhausting. I know a lot of people, but I don’t have a lot of close friends. I don’t trust a lot of...
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A video version of Simone Wilson's ode to Tel Aviv: We LOVE you, Tel Aviv
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SATUDAY, APRIL 27-SUNDAY, APRIL 28
LAG B’OMER EVENTS
LGBT-friendly congregation Beth Chayim Chadashim hosts its inaugural Lag B’Omer celebration with singing around the fire pit at its new campus. Sat. 7-9 p.m. Free. Beth Chayim Chadashim, 6090 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (323)...
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A Palestinian principal was punished over a spontaneous beach party that emerged during a field trip in Israel.
Mohammad Abu Samra, 33, says he landed in hot water when video and images of his pupils dancing on a beach in Jaffa with bikini-clad women and Israeli beachgoers were sent...
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Britains’ Sky News reports from Tel Aviv on an Israeli advertising campaign to sex up its image.
May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pm
The wind blew cold and fierce and the waves crashed onto the beach as the sun set pink behind the craggy Santa Monica Mountains and bonfires battled for their lives in pits carved into the sand.
It's a scene that might well seem like any weekend at Dockweiler Beach in El Segundo,...
October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pmIf you tell anyone I know that I was awake at 7 a.m. on a Saturday morning, on purpose, they wouldn't believe you. If you added that I didn't immediately turn over and go back to sleep, they would start laughing. If you told them that the reason I was awake at the crack of dawn on a...
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In November 2004, I sat in Rabbi Yonah and Rachel Bookstein's kitchen. They are a young couple with three children, and together they run the Cal State Long Beach University Hillel (he is spiritual adviser; she is program director).
Apple laptop on hand, Rabbi Bookstein talked of a...
November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Your wedding party is an entourage of childhood friends, college roommates, siblings and other close family members. Most have been by your side, contributing their time, energy and love throughout the entire wedding planning process. So, when the big event is about to happen, how...
September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Back to the Beach
Just because we're back in school doesn't mean we can't think about the beach. If you want to go into the new Jewish year with another mitzvah under our belt, here is a fun opportunity:
Coastal Cleanup on Sept. 17
Help clean the Coastal Park area at Cabrillo Beach...
August 18, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Catch a Wave
There's nothing better than spending a hot summer day at the beach. Sink your toes in that golden sand and surf those blue waves.
So, what are you waiting for? Let's hit the beach!
What will you find at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium?
The following words...
April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm
My friend Rhonda asked me nonchalantly, "Where are you going for Pesach this year?"
Envisioning the whirlwind travels ahead, my head began to spin. "I'll begin at Target for new shelf paper, sponges, paper goods, cleansers and a new broom. Then I'll dock briefly at Ralphs for the...
December 6, 2001 | 7:00 pm
Why wait till tashlich to celebrate your Judaism at the beach? On Dec. 16, Pacific Jewish Center (PJC) will commemorate its recently wrapped renovations with a rousing Chanukah party.
To say that "The Shul on the Beach" -- literally located on Venice's boardwalk -- is enmeshed in the...
June 15, 2000 | 8:00 pm
I arrived in Miami Beach one morning last week on a mission: to find the last kosher hotel in South Beach, an ultra-hip area of restaurants, clubs and shops that used to be the hub of Florida Jewish life.Today you can drive along Ocean Drive (inch along is more like it) and see...