Can one Jewish Community Center (JCC) serve a population as vast as that of the San Fernando Valley?
That is the question facing Jewish communities from Burbank to Calabasas, and so far, the answer is a resounding no -- even from some of the people who launched the idea in the first place.
It has a gym. It has a teen center. And with Sunday's well-covered dedication, the new $4.5 million state-of-the-art Ferne Milken Youth & Sports Complex -- an addition to the Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus in West Hills -- now has a lot of visibility.
There are more than 30,000 Jewish teen-agers in Los Angeles -- how do we engage them?