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Tag: Boyle Heights
June 8, 2011 | 6:27 pm
May 18, 2009 | 12:55 pm
“A few weeks ago, the band Quetzal was asked to play at Fiesta Shalom, an event aimed at building relations between the Jewish and Chicano community. The band, which has long worked in community building exercises and projects, saw the invitation as a great opportunity – but when it came time to sign the contract, they realized the event was sponsored by the Israeli Consulate.” Click here to listen.
November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm
Briefs: Survey to catalog landmark Boyle Heights buildings to prevent destruction; Chabad expands on West Coast
March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pmSurvey to catalog landmark Boyle Heights buildings to prevent destruction
A survey of historic landmark buildings in Boyle Heights will start shortly, spurred in part by the mysterious demolition of a former Jewish Community Center last year.
To prevent such thoughtless destruction...
March 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm
Someone has demolished a part of Los Angeles Jewish history and at this point no one in the Jewish community or even the city's building department seems to know who did it and why.
The architecturally significant Soto-Michigan Jewish Community Center, the focal point of Jewish...
August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm
July 3, 2003 | 8:00 pm
August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm
The East L.A. community of Boyle Heights has always been a neighborhood dominated by immigrants. Today, it's a poor Hispanic neighborhood. But Hershey Eisenberg, 75, remembers a different Boyle Heights: It was during the Great Depression, when the community was poor and Jewish, but...
July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm
Although East Los Angeles, and the bordering Boyle Heights, is now the heart of Mexican Los Angeles, vestiges of its diverse past still remain. The exterior of Self-Help Graphics, an art gallery and workshop, is covered with multicolored tiles in a visual tribute to the diversity...
May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm
August 21, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Among these earlier settlers were many Jewish families, who, notinterested in joining the growing ersatz shtetl up in Boyle Heights,built their graceful homes in the tony new district.
"That area was for the more affluent families -- it wasn'tworking-class like Boyle Heights," says...