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  • Call to war

    By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    June 6, 2012 | 2:11 pm

    There are powerful moments when life’s experiences bring deeper meaning to the Torah and her classic commentators.

    It was Shabbat, June 5, 1982.

    I was nearing the end of my first year abroad in Israel, and I spent that Shabbat in Haifa with my family. A few days earlier, on June...

  • Bouskila Takes Leadership At Sephardic Educational Center

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    April 20, 2010 | 2:54 pm

    Rabbi Daniel Bouskila, who left Sephardic Temple in February after a 17-year tenure at the Westwood congregation, was hired into a leadership position at the Sephardic Education Center (SEC), an international educational and cultural group headquartered in Los Angeles with a campus...

  • The Unsung Hero

    By David Suissa

    June 23, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The year was 1993, and the glitterati of the L.A. Jewish community gathered at Shaare Tefila to honor Rabbi Meir Lau, the new chief Ashkenazi rabbi of Israel.

    As the rabbi walked on the red carpet among other prominent rabbis and Jewish machers, he paused and looked toward a short,...